Archive for January, 2010

Some news

  • 9th January Visa Immonen defended his  doctor’s thesis “Golden Moments: Artefacts of Precious Metals as Products of Luxury Consumption in Finland c. 1200–– 1600″ in Turku. His homepage has a bit more info on the subject, and it also has a link to the publisher’s, the Society of Medieval Archaeology in Finland, site where it’s possible to order the dissertation. The book costs 55 euros.
  • Aboa Vetus museum in Turku is having a wonderful exhibition next autumn called Luxury – Medieval Bling Bling, that showcases history of accessories and ornaments from a touring Norwegian exhibition. Unfortunately the museum’s internet page tells nothing more at the moment.

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