Palma.—Majorca’s Museum in Palma will host an exhibition of "Majorca’s 3000 years of history" from 7 April, the department of Education confirmed yesterday.

Two representatives from the department yesterday visited the two exhibition halls which have been made available by the museum, where around 100 pieces of art will be on display.

All the pieces and collections are related with the different cultures which have helped shape or influence the local culture, from pre historical pieces to Islamic culture.

The collection, which belongs to the museum’s foundation, has been recovered and preserved following several archaeologic excavations and recovered from ship wrecks.

The "Treasure of Cabrera", a collection of 976 coins, and one of the highlights of the exposition, was recovered precisely from one of the ship wrecks just off Cabrera. This will be the first time the treasure is on public display.

Visitors will also be able to see 209 jewels, stored in a jar, part of the "Pillow treasure".

A feast for the eyes

The exposition promises to be a feast for the eyes with organisers explaining that apart from the "great technical and esthetic" quality of the collections, there will be pieces of ceramics with Islamic influence from different centuries, and bronze statues representing warriors of the past.

The event runs from Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6p.m.

The museum, run by the department of Education, was created to be an open cultural research and historical centre for Majorcan culture and art.

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