Tentoonstelling Pronkstuk uit het Palmhoutwrak

A chalice at museum Kaap Skil

A chalice at museum Kaap Skil
If you would like to know more about this amazing showpiece from the Palmhout shipwreck, come and admire it at Museum Kaap Skil.

The Palmhout wreck centerpiece
Some years ago, a unique collection of archaeological objects was discovered in the Wadden Sea and recently a silver chalice with a gilt finish was found among them. The chalice had been buried under the sand at the bottom of the sea for around 400 years. Just like the famous “Dress”, this showpiece comes from a centuries-old shipwreck in the Wadden Sea just off the coast of Texel.

The chalice has been skillfully restored and is now on display; it can be viewed from all sides in a specially-made, climate-controlled case. The goblet is decorated with raised flower patterns and mascarons —ornaments that represent faces.

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A chalice at museum Kaap Skil
If you would like to know more about this amazing showpiece from the Palmhout shipwreck, come and admire it at Museum Kaap Skil.

The Palmhout wreck centerpiece
Some years ago, a unique collection of archaeological objects was discovered in the Wadden Sea and recently a silver chalice with a gilt finish was found among them. The chalice had been buried under the sand at the bottom of the sea for around 400 years. Just like the famous “Dress”, this showpiece comes from a centuries-old shipwreck in the Wadden Sea just off the coast of Texel.

The chalice has been skillfully restored and is now on display; it can be viewed from all sides in a specially-made, climate-controlled case. The goblet is decorated with raised flower patterns and mascarons —ornaments that represent faces.

This exceptional find can be seen in the exhibition “Showpiece from the Palmwood Wreck” at Museum Kaap Skil until 9 September 2019.

Kaap Skil is about living with and on the sea. About beachcombers, sailors, treasures from shipwrecks and Texel in the VOC-time.Visit the exhibitions, sail the small TESO ferry (replica) in the simulator and visit the fishermen's houses. The mill runs every Wednesday in the afternoon. From May to October crafts will be demonstrated on the outdoor area on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. Make your own skipping rope at the ropes, try fresh smoked fish and admire the net fine.

An interesting day for the whole family!

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When

  • every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until February 29th, 2020from 10:00 to 17:00

Prices

  • Kinderen t/m 3 jaar gratis
    Kinderen 4 t/m 13 jaar € 6,75
    Vanaf 14 jaar € 9,25

Contact

Address:
Museum Kaap Skil
Heemskerckstraat 9
1792 AA Oudeschild
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