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Architectural detail at the Museum's Main entrance #architecture #museums
We hope we can shed some light on today’s #MysteryObject… it’s a bronze lamp from India ow.ly/zaync pic.twitter.com/hztVOP25sK
It’s that time of the week again! Does anyone know what this #MysteryObject is? pic.twitter.com/nPrNqG4z3I
Join WCEC architect Graham Stirk this Friday 18 July as he discusses designing this new space ow.ly/zaHwp pic.twitter.com/HpOXSKWFjy
We've officially unveiled our new World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre! See more here ow.ly/zaWJ8 pic.twitter.com/h44gtkcNMw
Discovered #onthisday in 1799: the Rosetta Stone – key to deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs!
Discovered #onthisday in 1799: the Rosetta Stone – key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs! ow.ly/z8K2e pic.twitter.com/vVI2L6tvG9
Rembrandt was born #onthisday in 1606. Here’s a 17th-century #selfie from the Old Master!
Rembrandt was born #onthisday in 1606. Here’s a 17th-century selfie from the Old Master! ow.ly/z7CJC pic.twitter.com/EW6kUp9oBr
Carved wooden lion on the Museum's doors at the Main entrance
Learn more about life and death in prehistoric Egypt and Sudan in this new blog post ow.ly/z7ilO pic.twitter.com/1KQgD1rI8k
Our new Early Egypt Gallery (Room 64) includes a virtual autopsy of a mummy #MummyMonday ow.ly/z7YEA vine.co/v/MxxPTV6nd66
The #WorldCup is over but you can look at all the matches with our pairs of Museum objects! ow.ly/z7Y1J
Meet Padiamenet, an ancient Egyptian ‘bouncer’ who was handy with a razor... #MummyMonday ow.ly/z7icu pic.twitter.com/vVyBS1MaPT
A game of two halves: new blog post about our #WorldCup tweets! ow.ly/z63J1 pic.twitter.com/Tp3g6VpDyY
Artist Wenceslaus Hollar was born #onthisday in 1607. Here's his Long View of London ow.ly/z3skL pic.twitter.com/rZanSFkykx