The Camel that Escaped the Nazis | University of Oxford

The Camel that Escaped the Nazis

With Dr Sally Crawford, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Archaeology, and Dr Katharina Ulmschneider, Senior Research Fellow,
14:00 - 15:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
Free
Yes
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.