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A toolbox with a secret compartment
An object in the Museum of Russian-German Cultural History in Detmold is a bearer of secrets in several respects
Many museum objects hold secrets: Not infrequently, their origin and maker, their age, or their various owners are hardly known, if at all. Often, one has to rely on assumptions and guesses. A toolbox from present-day Kazakhstan, however, is a bearer of secrets in more ways than one.