List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Carpet beater Carpet beater Contributed by Museum
  2. Hinton St Mary Mosaic Hinton St Mary Mosaic Contributed by The British Museum
  3. Engaged to be married - 1900 Engaged to be married - 1900 Contributed by Individual
  4. An 18c engraved English glass goblet An 18c engraved English glass goblet Contributed by Individual
  5. Minoan Bull Leaper Minoan Bull Leaper Contributed by The British Museum
  6. Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Rhind Mathematical Papyrus Contributed by The British Museum
  7. Flood Tablet Flood Tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  8.  LT Bus Ticket Machine by George Gibson LT Bus Ticket Machine by George Gibson Contributed by Individual
  9. Early writing tablet Early writing tablet Contributed by The British Museum
  10. Jade axe Jade axe Contributed by The British Museum
  11. Indus seal Indus seal Contributed by The British Museum
  12. King Den's sandal label King Den's sandal label Contributed by The British Museum
  13. Jomon pot Jomon pot Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Egyptian clay model of cattle Egyptian clay model of cattle Contributed by The British Museum
  15. Bird-shaped pestle Bird-shaped pestle Contributed by The British Museum
  16. Mold Gold Cape Mold Gold Cape Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Lewis Chessmen Lewis Chessmen Contributed by The British Museum
  18. A Thank You from strangers to strangers A Thank You from strangers to strangers Contributed by Individual
  19. Hedwig glass beaker Hedwig glass beaker Contributed by The British Museum
  20. roman intaglio ring roman intaglio ring Contributed by Individual
  21. Archbishop Nichols' Pilgrim's Badge Archbishop Nichols' Pilgrim's Badge Contributed by Individual
  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. Japanese bronze mirror Japanese bronze mirror Contributed by The British Museum
  25. Vale of York Hoard Vale of York Hoard Contributed by The British Museum
  26. Clovis spear point Clovis spear point Contributed by The British Museum
  27. Swimming reindeer Swimming reindeer Contributed by The British Museum
  28. Olduvai stone chopping tool Olduvai stone chopping tool Contributed by The British Museum
  29. A collection of Victorian medals A collection of Victorian medals Contributed by Individual
  30. Kilwa pot sherds Kilwa pot sherds Contributed by The British Museum
  31. Harem wall painting fragments Harem wall painting fragments Contributed by The British Museum
  32. Statue of Tara Statue of Tara Contributed by The British Museum
  33. Chinese Tang tomb figures Chinese Tang tomb figures Contributed by The British Museum
  34. Shiva and Parvati sculpture Shiva and Parvati sculpture Contributed by The British Museum
  35. Taino ritual seat Taino ritual seat Contributed by The British Museum
  36. Battling Bruno the boxing Bear Battling Bruno the boxing Bear Contributed by Individual
  37. Sir Ben Kingsley's gold turban Sir Ben Kingsley's gold turban Contributed by Individual
  38. Wooden box with carved sides Wooden box with carved sides Contributed by Individual
  39. A Doorknob from St Martin-in-the-Fields A Doorknob from St Martin-in-the-Fields Contributed by Individual
  40. HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey Contributed by Individual
  41. Arabian bronze hand Arabian bronze hand Contributed by The British Museum
  42. Moche warrior pot Moche warrior pot Contributed by The British Museum
  43. Korean roof tile Korean roof tile Contributed by The British Museum
  44. Gold coin of  Kumaragupta I Gold coin of Kumaragupta I Contributed by The British Museum
  45. David Morrissey's paperback novel David Morrissey's paperback novel Contributed by Individual
  46. Standard of Ur Standard of Ur Contributed by The British Museum
  47. Norvalspont May 1900 Pickaxe Lapel Pin Norvalspont May 1900 Pickaxe Lapel Pin Contributed by Individual
  48. POSTER FROM ACADEMY CINEMA,OXFORD STREET POSTER FROM ACADEMY CINEMA,OXFORD STREET Contributed by Individual
  49. infusion called mate infusion called mate Contributed by Individual
  50. Printer's composing stick Printer's composing stick Contributed by Individual

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