Back to top



An unhoped-for heritage: an archaeological discovery in Alsace

daily, starting from Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:00, until Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 23:59

In autumn 2012, the extraordinary discovery of a genizah in the attic of the synagogue at Dambach-la-Ville in the Bas-Rhin brought to light thousands of documents and objects dating from the 14th to the 19th century, “saved from the skip” by researchers and volunteers. This genizah contained an extraordinary wealth of vestiges, both in their variety and their age.