Death of the Old
Welcome. In this gallery, you see a golden rectangular object of a robed figure
in silver, covered with gold. This is the cover of the casket of Saint Dmitrii.
The youngest son of Czar Ivan the Terrible, Dmitrii was the last heir of the
Rurik dynasty. His death at the age of 9 in 1591 ushered in the Time of Troubles
and a new and powerful dynasty called Romanov.
Featured item: Cover from the casket
of St. Dmitrii, prince of Uglich
While browsing the actual gallery you also would find:
- An oil painting: View of the Kremlin from the Moscow River
- A key to the Gates of Saviour Tower of the Moscow Kremlin
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