Step into the legendary world of Medieval Europe. Meet powerful monarchs and chivalric knights, devout religious leaders and talented craftsmen. Experience the opulent life of court and the bustling world of newly developing urban centres. Admire the beautiful, vibrant art for which this period is renowned and witness the formation of states and cultures still recognized today. Medieval Europe – Power and Splendour brings together over 200 exquisite artifacts from the world-renowned British Museum to tell the story of this fascinating time in European history.
An exhibition developed by the British Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of History.
Wingham Brooch, silver-gilt, niello, garnet, glass and shell, 575-625, England
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