Wednesday, 13 April 2016

The treasure's beneath - Roman glass and mosaics in Cologne

Roman glass at the Roman-Germanic Museum in Cologne
Roman glass at the Roman-Germanic Museum in Cologne
Whilst in Cologne for Kimiko Ishizaka's performance of Bach's The Art of Fugue (see my review), I was able to do some sight-seeing as well. Cologne's Roman-Germanic Museum might have an unwieldy name but this modern museum houses a wealth of treasures. Built on the site of a Roman villa (with mosaic still in situ), the museum has one of the world's largest collections of Roman glass. My article on the CultureTrip website introduces the museum, its treasures and its history - Read more.

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