Roman artefacts from the spring 1741 excavations in Lunnern
© Swiss National Museums
Painting "Die neü Entdekten altheiten zu Lunnern" ["The newly discovered antiquities of Lunnern"] by Johann Balthasar Bullinger, 1742
Oil on canvas. © Swiss National Museums
Drawing of the Lunnern gold jewellery by P. Brugier. Circa 1835
Pencil on paper. © Antiquarische Gesellschaft Zürich. Photo: Swiss National Museums
The Vaise treasure from Lyon, France. Circa 260AD
© Musée de la civilisation gallo-romaine, Lyon (France).
Decorative gold disc adorned with filigree and granulation
From Lunnern (ZH). Mid-3rd century AD. © Swiss National Museums
Clasp of a three-strand necklace with turquoise glass inlays
Lunnern (ZH). Mid-3rd century AD. © Swiss National Museums
Pendant with coin medallions and cameos from the Naix treasure (France). Circa 260AD
© Bibliothèque Nationale de France (dép. Monnaies, Médailles et Antiques), Paris (France).
Roman bird statuettes and small bottle in the shape of a figure, clay
From Lunnern (ZH). © Swiss National Museums
Items from the "Roman treasures - buried and rediscovered" exhibition in Zurich.
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Stunning gold jewellery and well-preserved Roman artefacts, from Switzerland and abroad, are among the objects on display. A special highlight is the gold jewellery, hidden in Roman times and found at Lunnern, near Zurich.
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