Contains a 15th-century memento mori tombstone of Johannesburg Ballivi with carved scallop shell. A 17th-century carved wooden pilgrim carries a belted plaque with 3 scallop shells. Dance of Death painting (15th-century) by Brent Nottks. 

1718. Founded by Peter the Great for his wife Catherine I. A Neptune fountain (2005) is framed with carved mascaron. The Great Hall is decorated in the nordic Baroque style using many carved shell motifs.

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