List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Location / Middle East

  1. The 'Uthman Quran (Othmanic Recension) The 'Uthman Quran (Othmanic Recension) Contributed by Individual
  2. Batmobile matchstick car Batmobile matchstick car Contributed by Individual
  3. Fragment of pottery Fragment of pottery Contributed by Individual
  4. Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Marcus du Sautoy's Board Game Contributed by Individual
  5. Persian / Turkish 18k Gold Pocket Watch Persian / Turkish 18k Gold Pocket Watch Contributed by Individual
  6. Springbok stand crest Springbok stand crest Contributed by Individual
  7. a surah verse in the Quran a surah verse in the Quran Contributed by Individual
  8. Credit card Credit card Contributed by The British Museum
  9. A coffee pot from the Musandam A coffee pot from the Musandam Contributed by Individual
  10. Ain Sakhri lovers figurine Ain Sakhri lovers figurine Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Syrian Qanun (musical instrument) Syrian Qanun (musical instrument) Contributed by Individual
  12. Vourka: a Cyprus shepherd's goatskin bag Vourka: a Cyprus shepherd's goatskin bag Contributed by Individual
  13. Stone picked up in Timnah, Yemen Stone picked up in Timnah, Yemen Contributed by Individual
  14. Gold ring found by a circus strong-man Gold ring found by a circus strong-man Contributed by Museum
  15. A pair of wooden napkin rings A pair of wooden napkin rings Contributed by Individual
  16. Unique chess set Unique chess set Contributed by Individual
  17. Carved relief from Nineveh Carved relief from Nineveh Contributed by Museum
  18. Shi'a religious parade standard Shi'a religious parade standard Contributed by The British Museum
  19. Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Contributed by The British Museum
  20. A bronze Assyrian statue of a priest A bronze Assyrian statue of a priest Contributed by Individual
  21. Astrolabe Astrolabe Contributed by Individual
  22. Canaan bottle from Jericho, Palestine Canaan bottle from Jericho, Palestine Contributed by Museum
  23. Aluminium trinket box Aluminium trinket box Contributed by Individual
  24. Oxus chariot model Oxus chariot model Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Lachish Reliefs Lachish Reliefs Contributed by The British Museum
  26. Tiny one-handled pot with thumb marks Tiny one-handled pot with thumb marks Contributed by Museum
  27. Phoenician Funereal Glass (BC) Phoenician Funereal Glass (BC) Contributed by Individual
  28. A Potted History of the War A Potted History of the War Contributed by Individual
  29. Rollericord Camera Rollericord Camera Contributed by Individual
  30. Coptic Funereal Cloth Coptic Funereal Cloth Contributed by Individual
  31. Flood Tablet Flood Tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  32. child's leather slippers child's leather slippers Contributed by Individual
  33. Early writing tablet Early writing tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  34. Hedwig glass beaker Hedwig glass beaker Contributed by The British Museum
  35. VASE VASE Contributed by Individual
  36. Harem wall painting fragments Harem wall painting fragments Contributed by The British Museum
  37. Arabian bronze hand Arabian bronze hand Contributed by The British Museum
  38. Iranian candlesticks Iranian candlesticks Contributed by Individual
  39. Standard of Ur Standard of Ur Contributed by The British Museum
  40. Ring carved from a Stuka dive-bomber Ring carved from a Stuka dive-bomber Contributed by Individual
  41. Yemeni Jambia Yemeni Jambia Contributed by Individual
  42. A page from small leather bound notebook A page from small leather bound notebook Contributed by Individual
  43. Inked Hope Inked Hope Contributed by Individual
  44. Silver plate showing Shapur II Silver plate showing Shapur II Contributed by The British Museum
  45. Treen candlesticks Treen candlesticks Contributed by Individual
  46. Abolhassan Kharaghani, moselium plack Abolhassan Kharaghani, moselium plack Contributed by Individual
  47. Gold coin of Abd al-Malik Gold coin of Abd al-Malik Contributed by The British Museum
  48. Mummified Cat's Head Mummified Cat's Head Contributed by Museum
  49. Palestinian Robe Palestinian Robe Contributed by Museum
  50. Warren Cup Warren Cup Contributed by The British Museum

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