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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  1. Ethiopian Gold Cross Ethiopian Gold Cross Contributed by Individual
  2. Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Contributed by Individual
  3. Colonial era carving, Nigeria Colonial era carving, Nigeria Contributed by Individual
  4. Highly decorated Arab Chest Highly decorated Arab Chest Contributed by Individual
  5. Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Contributed by Individual
  6. Head of an oba (king) sculpted in bronze Head of an oba (king) sculpted in bronze Contributed by Museum
  7. Huntley and Palmer African Thumb Piano Huntley and Palmer African Thumb Piano Contributed by Museum
  8. Nelson Mandela Hippo Nelson Mandela Hippo Contributed by Individual
  9. camel bell camel bell Contributed by Individual
  10. West African calabash food container West African calabash food container Contributed by Individual
  11. Ibeji (twin) figures (Nigeria, Yoruba) Ibeji (twin) figures (Nigeria, Yoruba) Contributed by Individual
  12. Model of West African fishing boat Model of West African fishing boat Contributed by Individual
  13. Salt blocks used as currency Salt blocks used as currency Contributed by Museum
  14. East african wooden statue East african wooden statue Contributed by Individual
  15. Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Contributed by Individual
  16. Camel Saddle from Suez Camel Saddle from Suez Contributed by Individual
  17. Painting of a Turkana tribesman Painting of a Turkana tribesman Contributed by Individual
  18. Ghanaian stool Ghanaian stool Contributed by Individual
  19. Beaded belt from Kenya Beaded belt from Kenya Contributed by Individual
  20. Sudanese slit drum Sudanese slit drum Contributed by The British Museum
  21. Akan drum Akan drum Contributed by The British Museum
  22. Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Contributed by The British Museum
  23. Benin carvings Benin carvings Contributed by Individual
  24. Ornamental head Ornamental head Contributed by Individual
  25. Necklace Beads of African Slaves 17-18th Necklace Beads of African Slaves 17-18th Contributed by Individual
  26. Lace-bark slippers from Jamaica Lace-bark slippers from Jamaica Contributed by Museum
  27. Sphinx of Taharqo Sphinx of Taharqo Contributed by The British Museum
  28. 'Numoli' figures 'Numoli' figures Contributed by Museum
  29. West African Ashanti cloth West African Ashanti cloth Contributed by Individual
  30. Three water vases Three water vases Contributed by Individual
  31. Bronze ankle rings - West African dowry? Bronze ankle rings - West African dowry? Contributed by Individual
  32. Ife head Ife head Contributed by The British Museum
  33. Kilwa pot sherds Kilwa pot sherds Contributed by The British Museum
  34. Sir Ben Kingsley's gold turban Sir Ben Kingsley's gold turban Contributed by Individual
  35. General  Gordon's ring made from a coin General Gordon's ring made from a coin Contributed by Individual
  36. General  Gordon's ring made from a coin General Gordon's ring made from a coin Contributed by Individual
  37. Benin Pot Benin Pot Contributed by Individual
  38. Zimbabwe Bird Zimbabwe Bird Contributed by Individual
  39. Wooden mask Wooden mask Contributed by Individual
  40. Norvalspont May 1900 Pickaxe Lapel Pin Norvalspont May 1900 Pickaxe Lapel Pin Contributed by Individual
  41. Yoruba Diviners Sash Yoruba Diviners Sash Contributed by Individual
  42. African Necklace African Necklace Contributed by Individual
  43. An African sword An African sword Contributed by Individual
  44. Egyptian Statue Egyptian Statue Contributed by Individual
  45. coconut beads and seashell beads coconut beads and seashell beads Contributed by Individual
  46. A card made by disabled women in Zambia A card made by disabled women in Zambia Contributed by Individual
  47. A Bracelet from Malawi A Bracelet from Malawi Contributed by Individual
  48.  Bracelet from the Phillipines. Bracelet from the Phillipines. Contributed by Individual
  49. Copper manillas Copper manillas Contributed by Museum
  50. Fanti Fertility Doll Fanti Fertility Doll Contributed by Museum

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