Museum stories

Shepherd's shoes, around 1950

Objavljeno: 24.02.2020
Shepherd's shoes are from wood, mostly maple, on Velika planina, with a distinctive knit upper made of larch wood (later replaced by leather). The sole was protected with nails for safer walking. It is believed that the nails appeared around 16-17 century. They are often found as archaeological ...

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Mint coins from Kamnik, 13th century

Objavljeno: 24.02.2020
Coin mint money from the time of Henry IV. Andechs (1204–1228) and Frederick II. Babenberg (1230–1243). At least since 1195, the Andechs Mint of Money was mentioned in Kamnik and was influenced by the mint of the Patriarchs of Aquileia and the Archbishops of Salzburg. After 1220 they also ...

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Pilgrimage with St. Anne, middle of the 18th century.

Objavljeno: 24.02.2020
Pilgrimage with St. Anne and the churches in Tunjice, Komenda, Mekinje, St. Primus above Kamnik, Stari grad (Old Castle), Križ, middle of the 18th century. In the middle of the 18th century, in parish in Komenda worked Peter Pavel Glavar, an ardent spiritual shepherd, a cultural worker, ...

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Landmark of the Kamnik City Territory, 18th Century

Objavljeno: 24.02.2020
The museum's collection preserves the landmark of the Kamnik city territory, probably from the 18th century, with the engraved inscription Der Stat Stain Purgfrid. It was transported to the museum in the sixties from the outbuildings and stables of the inn Kristof in Kamnik. It is one of the few ...

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Urn grave with grave goods, Toma Brejca Street no. 20, Kamnik, end 13.-1. half of the 11th century BC

Objavljeno: 03.02.2020
Ceramic urn, ceramic bowl and the bronze needle. In June 1965, Stane Uršič found a grave with described contents on the lot nr. 707/16 cadastral zone Kamnik. The grave was covered with a stone slab carved from the sandstone. He immediately informed the Kamni Museum about the find. The ...

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Tanner Craftsman’s house Mark, 1549

Objavljeno: 19.12.2019
In the lapidary of the Intermunicipal museum Kamnik is preserved a tanner craftsman's house mark from Kamnik. The central part represents the frame in relief. On the left edge of it are the stonecutter's mark and the letters TA, and on the right edge are MA. Below them is a leather knife for skin ...

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Dwarf Rhinoceros, Jaw, Motnik

Objavljeno: 29.10.2019
Somewhat younger, but still inconceivably old, tertiary rocks from the former Pannonian Sea have been preserved on the outskirts of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps (the Tertiary began about 64 million years ago and ended 1.6 million years ago). They can be found in the valleys of Kamniška Bistrica and ...

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The first national holiday in Kamnik, October 29, 1918

Objavljeno: 06.09.2019
The photograph on the card, taken by Kamnik professional photographer Franc Aparnik, shows famous Kamnik’ citizens who were photographed in national costumes on the occasion of the proclamation of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs on October 29, 1918, on the main square in Kamnik. From the ...

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Carl Vogel, Girl, 1857

Objavljeno: 16.05.2019
In the picture is a full-length depicted girl. The girl is sitting on the grass, a brighter, blue sky opens above her. She is dressed in a green dress with a narrow paw and a wide skirt, underneath the white lace lower skirt, and in a white transparent blouse with short sleeves and a wide cut. She ...

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Torila, wood, 20th century

Objavljeno: 18.04.2019
Torila are wooden round dishes for draining cheese. They were made of one piece of wood (maple, pear, black hornbeam, etc.), extruded or exfoliated with slightly outwardly inclined edges. At the bottom there are various symbols in addition to the holes for draining the liquid, such as the crosses, ...

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