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

Colour / Dark Brown / 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. Ship's chronometer from HMS Beagle Ship's chronometer from HMS Beagle Contributed by The British Museum
  4. Statue of Ramesses II Statue of Ramesses II Contributed by The British Museum
  5. Throne of Weapons Throne of Weapons Contributed by The British Museum
  6. Suffragette-defaced penny Suffragette-defaced penny Contributed by The British Museum
  7. Sudanese slit drum Sudanese slit drum Contributed by The British Museum
  8. Early Victorian tea set Early Victorian tea set Contributed by The British Museum
  9. Australian bark shield Australian bark shield Contributed by The British Museum
  10. Akan drum Akan drum Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans 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. Ife head Ife head Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Hinton St Mary Mosaic Hinton St Mary Mosaic Contributed by The British Museum
  16. Minoan Bull Leaper Minoan Bull Leaper Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Bird-shaped pestle Bird-shaped pestle Contributed by The British Museum
  18. Japanese bronze mirror Japanese bronze mirror Contributed by The British Museum
  19. Swimming reindeer Swimming reindeer Contributed by The British Museum
  20. Taino ritual seat Taino ritual seat Contributed by The British Museum
  21. Arabian bronze hand Arabian bronze hand Contributed by The British Museum
  22. Moche warrior pot Moche warrior pot Contributed by The British Museum
  23. Chinese Han lacquer cup Chinese Han lacquer cup Contributed by The British Museum
  24. Sutton Hoo helmet Sutton Hoo helmet Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Silk princess painting Silk princess painting Contributed by The British Museum
  26. North American otter pipe North American otter pipe Contributed by The British Museum

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