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More Than Golden Treasures: Heritage layers of Erfurt Synagogue Museum


Imagine: you are in Erfurt, a well-known historical city in central Germany, famous for its well-preserved Medieval monuments and a religious centre of a once-thriving eleventh-century Jewish community. 
You are about to enter Synagogue Museum. As you walk through the museum’s contemporary entrance hall, you find yourself in a small courtyard. Frozen for a moment in front of this unique eleventh century monument you can’t help but carefully study the facade of it. It’s quite surprising to witness extended door entrance and brick-up former windows. You would probably even spot areas where bricks are old so have deep dark colour while others seem to have been put there not so long ago…