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

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  1. Solar-powered lamp and charger Solar-powered lamp and charger Contributed by The British Museum
  2. Olduvai handaxe Olduvai handaxe Contributed by The British Museum
  3. Reformation centenary broadsheet Reformation centenary broadsheet Contributed by The British Museum
  4. Hockney's 'In the Dull village' Hockney's 'In the Dull village' Contributed by The British Museum
  5. Ain Sakhri lovers figurine Ain Sakhri lovers figurine Contributed by The British Museum
  6. Statue of Ramesses II Statue of Ramesses II Contributed by The British Museum
  7. Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Hokusai's 'The Great Wave' Contributed by The British Museum
  8. Durer's 'Rhinoceros' Durer's 'Rhinoceros' Contributed by The British Museum
  9. Ming banknote Ming banknote Contributed by The British Museum
  10. Maya maize god statue Maya maize god statue Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Olmec stone mask Olmec stone mask Contributed by The British Museum
  12. Sphinx of Taharqo Sphinx of Taharqo Contributed by The British Museum
  13. Hoa Hakananai'a Easter Island statue Hoa Hakananai'a Easter Island statue Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Chinese bronze bell Chinese bronze bell Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Parthenon sculpture: Centaur and Lapith Parthenon sculpture: Centaur and Lapith Contributed by The British Museum
  16. Minoan Bull Leaper Minoan Bull Leaper Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Flood Tablet Flood Tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  18. Indus seal Indus seal Contributed by The British Museum
  19. Jomon pot Jomon pot Contributed by The British Museum
  20. Egyptian clay model of cattle Egyptian clay model of cattle Contributed by The British Museum
  21. Lewis Chessmen Lewis Chessmen Contributed by The British Museum
  22. Maya relief of royal blood-letting Maya relief of royal blood-letting Contributed by The British Museum
  23. Borobudur Buddha head Borobudur Buddha head Contributed by The British Museum
  24. Clovis spear point Clovis spear point Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Olduvai stone chopping tool Olduvai stone chopping tool Contributed by The British Museum
  26. Harem wall painting fragments Harem wall painting fragments Contributed by The British Museum
  27. Shiva and Parvati sculpture Shiva and Parvati sculpture Contributed by The British Museum
  28. Head of Augustus Head of Augustus Contributed by The British Museum
  29. Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone Contributed by The British Museum
  30. Pillar of Ashoka Pillar of Ashoka Contributed by The British Museum
  31. Seated Buddha from Gandhara Seated Buddha from Gandhara Contributed by The British Museum
  32. Ceremonial ballgame belt Ceremonial ballgame belt Contributed by The British Museum

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