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 / Trade / Contributor Type / BM

  1. North American buckskin map North American buckskin map Contributed by The British Museum
  2. Credit card Credit card Contributed by The British Museum
  3. Double-headed serpent Double-headed serpent Contributed by The British Museum
  4. Sudanese slit drum Sudanese slit drum Contributed by The British Museum
  5. Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Contributed by The British Museum
  6. Early Victorian tea set Early Victorian tea set Contributed by The British Museum
  7. Hawaiian feather helmet Hawaiian feather helmet Contributed by The British Museum
  8. Akan drum Akan drum Contributed by The British Museum
  9. Pieces of eight Pieces of eight Contributed by The British Museum
  10. Kakiemon elephants Kakiemon elephants Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Contributed by The British Museum
  12. Ming banknote Ming banknote Contributed by The British Museum
  13. Gold coin of Croesus Gold coin of Croesus Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Hebrew astrolabe Hebrew astrolabe Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Ife head Ife head Contributed by The British Museum
  16. Basse Yutz Flagons Basse Yutz Flagons Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Minoan Bull Leaper Minoan Bull Leaper Contributed by The British Museum
  18. Jade axe Jade axe Contributed by The British Museum
  19. Indus seal Indus seal Contributed by The British Museum
  20. Lewis Chessmen Lewis Chessmen Contributed by The British Museum
  21. Hedwig glass beaker Hedwig glass beaker Contributed by The British Museum
  22. Borobudur Buddha head Borobudur Buddha head Contributed by The British Museum
  23. Vale of York Hoard Vale of York Hoard Contributed by The British Museum
  24. Kilwa pot sherds Kilwa pot sherds Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Hoxne pepper pot Hoxne pepper pot Contributed by The British Museum
  26. Silk princess painting Silk princess painting Contributed by The British Museum

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