List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Contributor Type

Material / Metal / Contributor Type / BM

  1. Ship's chronometer from HMS Beagle Ship's chronometer from HMS Beagle Contributed by The British Museum
  2. Throne of Weapons Throne of Weapons Contributed by The British Museum
  3. Suffragette-defaced penny Suffragette-defaced penny Contributed by The British Museum
  4. Shi'a religious parade standard Shi'a religious parade standard Contributed by The British Museum
  5. Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Contributed by The British Museum
  6. The mechanical galleon The mechanical galleon Contributed by The British Museum
  7. Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Chinese Zhou ritual vessel Contributed by The British Museum
  8. Holy Thorn Reliquary Holy Thorn Reliquary Contributed by The British Museum
  9. Hebrew astrolabe Hebrew astrolabe Contributed by The British Museum
  10. Ife head Ife head Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Chinese bronze bell Chinese bronze bell Contributed by The British Museum
  12. Basse Yutz Flagons Basse Yutz Flagons Contributed by The British Museum
  13. Minoan Bull Leaper Minoan Bull Leaper Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Japanese bronze mirror Japanese bronze mirror Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Statue of Tara Statue of Tara Contributed by The British Museum
  16. Arabian bronze hand Arabian bronze hand Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Sutton Hoo helmet Sutton Hoo helmet Contributed by The British Museum
  18. Head of Augustus Head of Augustus Contributed by The British Museum