What: Lunch & Learn: Revealing the Mysteries of Medieval Reliquaries through Scientific Analysis
Walters Conservation Scientist Glenn Alan Gates will discuss using three analytical instruments to scrutinize and answer questions about works from the Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion from Medieval Europe exhibition.
The Walters Art Museum, Graham Auditorium
Thursday, April 7, 12:15–1:15 p.m.
Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Shrine of Saint Amandus gets a CT scan that led to tree-ring dating the wood construction. This proved that the object was from the early 13th century with later additions.
Anonymous (Flemish), Shrine of Saint Amandus, early 13th century with later additions, wood (oak), gilded copper, silver, brass, champlevé enamel, cloisonné enamel, rock crystal and semiprecious stones, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore