List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Religion / Contributor Type / BM

  1. Mummy of Hornedjitef Mummy of Hornedjitef Contributed by The British Museum
  2. Paracas textile Paracas textile Contributed by The British Museum
  3. Reformation centenary broadsheet Reformation centenary broadsheet Contributed by The British Museum
  4. Miniature of a Mughal prince Miniature of a Mughal prince Contributed by The British Museum
  5. Mexican codex map Mexican codex map Contributed by The British Museum
  6. Double-headed serpent Double-headed serpent Contributed by The British Museum
  7. Shadow puppet of Bima Shadow puppet of Bima Contributed by The British Museum
  8. Shi'a religious parade standard Shi'a religious parade standard Contributed by The British Museum
  9. Inca gold llama Inca gold llama Contributed by The British Museum
  10. Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Maya maize god statue Maya maize god statue Contributed by The British Museum
  12. Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Contributed by The British Museum
  13. Hoa Hakananai'a Easter Island statue Hoa Hakananai'a Easter Island statue Contributed by The British Museum
  14. The David Vases The David Vases Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Holy Thorn Reliquary Holy Thorn Reliquary Contributed by The British Museum
  16. Hebrew astrolabe Hebrew astrolabe Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Chinese bronze bell Chinese bronze bell Contributed by The British Museum
  18. Hinton St Mary Mosaic Hinton St Mary Mosaic Contributed by The British Museum
  19. Flood Tablet Flood Tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  20. Maya relief of royal blood-letting Maya relief of royal blood-letting Contributed by The British Museum
  21. Borobudur Buddha head Borobudur Buddha head Contributed by The British Museum
  22. Japanese bronze mirror Japanese bronze mirror Contributed by The British Museum
  23. Statue of Tara Statue of Tara Contributed by The British Museum
  24. Chinese Tang tomb figures Chinese Tang tomb figures Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Shiva and Parvati sculpture Shiva and Parvati sculpture Contributed by The British Museum
  26. Taino ritual seat Taino ritual seat Contributed by The British Museum
  27. Arabian bronze hand Arabian bronze hand Contributed by The British Museum
  28. Moche warrior pot Moche warrior pot Contributed by The British Museum
  29. Korean roof tile Korean roof tile Contributed by The British Museum
  30. Gold coin of  Kumaragupta I Gold coin of Kumaragupta I Contributed by The British Museum
  31. Silver plate showing Shapur II Silver plate showing Shapur II Contributed by The British Museum
  32. Sculpture of Huastec goddess Sculpture of Huastec goddess Contributed by The British Museum
  33. Gold coin of Abd al-Malik Gold coin of Abd al-Malik Contributed by The British Museum
  34. Lothair Crystal Lothair Crystal Contributed by The British Museum
  35. North American otter pipe North American otter pipe Contributed by The British Museum
  36. Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone Contributed by The British Museum
  37. Icon of the Triumph of Orthodoxy Icon of the Triumph of Orthodoxy Contributed by The British Museum
  38. Seated Buddha from Gandhara Seated Buddha from Gandhara Contributed by The British Museum
  39. Ceremonial ballgame belt Ceremonial ballgame belt Contributed by The British Museum

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