List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

Click on the titles in the blue bar below [Location, Theme, Contributor Type, etc.] and then choose a category to see a list of objects - e.g. click Theme and then click War. (All objects have been classified by their contributor.)

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Contributor Type

Theme / Communication / Contributor Type / BM

  1. Reformation centenary broadsheet Reformation centenary broadsheet Contributed by The British Museum
  2. Mexican codex map Mexican codex map Contributed by The British Museum
  3. Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Contributed by The British Museum
  4. Jade bi Jade bi Contributed by The British Museum
  5. Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Contributed by The British Museum
  6. Ming banknote Ming banknote Contributed by The British Museum
  7. Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Contributed by The British Museum
  8. Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Contributed by The British Museum
  9. Flood Tablet Flood Tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  10. Early writing tablet Early writing tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Indus seal Indus seal Contributed by The British Museum
  12. King Den's sandal label King Den's sandal label Contributed by The British Museum
  13. Arabian bronze hand Arabian bronze hand Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Pillar of Ashoka Pillar of Ashoka Contributed by The British Museum

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