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  • De captivants à banals, les articles et photographies de “The Baguette” sont une tentative de publier un journal de ma vie dans la Manche et de proposer un forum de discussion pour tout ce qui touche à la Normandie.
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June 7 2011 3 07 /06 /June /2011 14:41

1125 Musée de Tessé, Le Mans-copy-1Le Musée de Tessé is the Museum of Fine Arts in Le Mans.  It offers numerous guided tours on various themes and is located just inside Tessé Park.  The building is a former bishop’s palace, itself built on the site of the former mansion of Maréchal de Tessé.  It is famous for its large Egyptian collection which contains the reconstructed tombs of Nefertari, the wife of Ramses II and the mayor of Thebes.  All of this is located underground in a specially built basement.  1129 Jardin, Musée de Tessé, Le Mans-copy-1There are several sculptures outside within the park including a nude lady painter and the modern glass sculpture Temps imparti eclipse created by Jean-Bernard Métais.  It is actually a huge hourglass.1127 Temps imparti -- Eclipse, Jean-Bernard Métais-copy-1

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