Christmas is upon us and for a lot of people it means a great exchange of gifts. In the Ethnographic Collections at MoMu there is an abundance of objects that have been given as gifts over the years. Some have been given as parting gifts to […]
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Repost: Beware the angry elf!
It is continually important to warn about angry elves; thus we hereby bring a repost of the Nisse-post from December 2018. Who says Christmas has to be this happy time, where everybody revels in candles, presents, and family comfort, and where you might meet a […]
Beware the angry elf!
Who says Christmas has to be this happy time, where everybody revels in candles, presents, and family comfort, and where you might meet a jolly Father Christmas accompanied by a helpful elf in every department store and kindergarten across the land. Looking at the little […]
The night is dark and full of terror: Santa Lucia special
This week, we are diverting from our usual format. Instead of looking at an artefact in our collections, we are looking at a creature, which has been roaming the corridors and exhibitions of Moesgaard these past three Saturdays. But beware, the night is dark and […]
Christmas Special: The Fourth Magus
Most of us know the basics of the story of the birth of Jesus Christ: Mary and Joseph on their journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem, the overcrowded inns, the stable, baby Jesus in his manger, the three wise men, or Magi, bearing gifts of gold, […]