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Olhar Museu: The Politics of Cultural Exchanges

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1) troy, turkey, bought hollywood's Trojan horse.  2) troy. 3) what is not in berlin of pergamon's altar of zeus.  4)  roman temple for isis and serapis (later a christian church and today a functioning mosque).

Olhar Museu: The Politics of Cultural Exchanges

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Serpent Column, cast to celebrate the victory of Greeks over the Persians during the Persian Wars in the 5th century BC. Constantine ordered the Tripod to be moved from the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, and set in middle of the Hippodrome.

Theodosius the Great, who in 390 brought an obelisk from Egypt and erected it inside the racing track. Carved from pink granite, it was originally erected at the Temple of Karnak in Luxor during the reign of Tuthmosis III in about 1490 BC. Theodosius had the obelisk cut into three pieces and brought to Constantinople. The top section survives, and it stands today where Theodosius placed it, on a marble pedestal. (wikipedia) 

 

Olhar Museu: The Politics of Cultural Exchanges

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Brazilian Cannibals on Humboldt's coconut.  

Black woman from the Amazon

Bruegel's paradise. 

Brazil

me Collectors Room, Berlin  

The Politics of Cultural Exchanges.

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center for political refugees asylum seekers.
building in front of it.

carnival. 

today.  brussels, belgium. 

The Politics of Cultural Exchanges.

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at the Museum of Fine Arts (Old Masters), Brussels, Belgium.

 

"Portrait du chevalier Abel van Couster," 1512, Jan Most Aert. 

"L'Adoration des Mages," 1500s, Pieter Bruegel I. 

"Saint martin Guérrissant un Possédé," 1630, Jacob Jordaens. 

 "Vanitas," 1600s. Pieter Boel & [figures by] Jacob Jordaens.