European Church Treasures on Display in New York City
September 16, 2013
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Artifacts from Hildesheim Cathedral are on display during a preview of "Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim" at the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York. Hildesheim Cathedral in Germany, a UNESCO world cultural heritage site, has one of the most complete surviving examples of church treasures in Europe, including masterpieces made from 1000 and 1250.
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