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THE SARCOPHAGI OF THE DUKES OF POMERANIA

2010

This outstanding project has brought about the restoration of an ensemble of 16th century pewter sarcophagi, almost 300 years after they had been seriously damaged. The superlative work done is recognised by the Jury for its high quality in conserving existing heritage, using modern techniques and materials, whilst maintaining all historical aspects of the …. With the crypt and chapel now open for visitors to view the sarcophagi, this project has made a significant contribution in rebuilding the identity of the locality and has recovered some momentous European history.

 

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