Museum Europäischer Kulturen: Provenance Research Project on Sámic Collection Starting in December 2022

Blog entry from 10/21/2022

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The Museum Europäischer Kulturen (MEK) houses one of the most significant collections of Sámi artefacts outside of Northern Europe. Now, this collection is to be systematically investigated. For a project that is funded by the German Lost Art Foundation, the museum will look into the provenance of approximately 1,000 objects. The research will be conducted in close collaboration with Sámi cooperation partners. This marks the first time that Sámi artefacts held by a museum outside of Northern…

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