Photo Gallery: Max von Oppenheim's Amazing Discoveries
Max Freiherr von Oppenheim-Stiftung, Köln
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Photo Gallery: Max von Oppenheim's Amazing Discoveries

Slave Girls and Pickled Heads The Spectacular Life and Finds of Max von Oppenheim

A new exhibition in Berlin's Pergamon Museum displays 3,000-year-old finds from Syria that fell victim to bombing in World War II and were painstakingly reassembled over almost a decade. But just as interesting is the checkered life story of Max von Oppenheim, the aristocratic German archaeologist who discovered them.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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