|Translated title||The Treasure of Colmar|
Colmar, France, 1999. 146 pp., illustrations: 77 col., 343 b&w, 29 × 26 cm. French.
Musée d’ Unterlinden (29 May–26 September 1999)
The medieval hoard of silver and gold objects buried in Colmar during the period of the Black Death (ca. 1349), and discovered in 1863. The presence of a Jewish wedding ring indicates the Jewish identity of the objects’ original owner. Catalog in three main sections—Objects, Coins and Historical Context—each with an introductory essay, a wealth of comparative and contextualizing material, and catalog of exhibits. Two essays on the Jews of Colmar and Alsace (Gerd Mentgen, Freddy Raphaël). 547 items.