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Title Inside the Berlin Island Museums / by David Langer
Published London : British Broadcasting Corporation, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (43 min.)
Series Art and architecture in video
Museum Secrets ; series 2, episode 4
Summary On the famed Museum Island in the river that winds through Berlinare the Pergamon and Neues Museums which display some of themost spectacular objects from the ancient world.In this episode, we pit two skilled warriors against each other todiscover why some Viking swords are more deadly than others. Wecompare an ancient Greek monument with Hitler's podium to discoverthe secret power of architecture, and then decipher the codeembossed on a golden hat that reveals a Bronze Age wizard. We gazeat the incomparable bust of Nefertiti with an historian who believesher beauty secret was more than skin deep, then find out how easy itis to make stone statues explode but how hard it is to put the piecesback together. And finally, we find out why the art the Nazis hated isnow displayed in an archaeological museum
Notes In English
Subject Neues Museum (Berlin, Germany)
Pergamonmuseum (Berlin, Germany)
Museums -- Germany -- Berlin.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Langer, David (Director), director
Feore, Colm, 1958- narrator
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Other Titles Inside the Pergamon and Neues Museums, Berlin