People in Brno will have a unique opportunity to see a unique gold jewel found in the Opava region. They will get the chance in just two days. Those interested will see not only the original, but also a 3D reconstruction with the original decoration.
Bronze Age tiara found.
| Video: František Kuba
When experts from the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno golden headband researched, they found that its decorative motif had been changed at least three times. This is absolutely unique among gold objects. He found a piece of jewelry almost half a meter long a farmer in the Opava region harvesting beets last fall.
A unique find of a head ornament made of gold sheet dates from the Bronze Age. “The multiple beating of the decoration forms at least three concepts of the motif depicted on the object. Among gold objects, this is a rare proof of a change in decorative style on a single artifact,” pointed out Matěj Kmošek of the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Brno.
Source: František Kuba
Based on the results of the investigation, the Brno experts also created a digital and physical reconstruction of the object’s original form. Together with the original find, people can thus see its form even before it was deliberately assembled and placed in the ground as an offering.
The gold sheet ornament and the process of its documentation and reconstruction will be on display for two days in the building of the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno at Čechyňská 19 in Brno. On Friday, November 10, during Stanislav Stuchlík’s lecture on Gold in the Bronze Age in Moravia, and on Saturday, November 11, during the Open Door Day, for which a place must be reserved. The program is part of the national festival Week of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
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