The Camel that Escaped the Nazis | University of Oxford

The Camel that Escaped the Nazis

Speaker
With Dr Sally Crawford, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Archaeology, and Dr Katharina Ulmschneider, Senior Research Fellow,
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

The Ashmolean's East Meets West Gallery houses a large Tang camel with a colourful past. Discover the story of this camel, from its first documented appearance in 1930s Marburg, Germany, to its current home ‒ and find out why it travelled to England with its owner, the extraordinary Paul Jacobsthal.