Tuesday, 10 May 2011

The Trebenishte krater: where should it be displayed?

Source: Blic
The Trebenishte krater has been returned to the National Museum in Belgrade, Serbia after conservation in Italy (Milena Marjanovic, "Prince’s treasure 2,500 years old", Blic May 10, 2011). The krater was discovered in what is now the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), close to the frontier with Albania (see earlier comments).

So why not return this stunning piece of archaic craft to FYROM? Why display it some 400 km away from where it was found?

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