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Mosaics on the West stairs #mosaic #museums #art #ancient
Lion as fountain by the main entrance #art #architecture #lion #museums
Different glass: new blog about ancient Egyptian mystery objects ow.ly/zNSZo pic.twitter.com/Pc3Y7hoEcq
Check out the #NightAtTheMuseum trailer - we're delighted to host the new London adventure! youtu.be/x1yxJs9QMXc pic.twitter.com/GRQiePkqnV
Seeing #8mummies? Enjoy mezze and wine for £10 at the Gallery Café! See all food offers here ow.ly/zN8WK pic.twitter.com/1S9QcV1nBQ
Born #otd in 1396: Philip the Good of Burgundy. This famous hoard had coins from his reign ow.ly/zMKwo pic.twitter.com/JPqwgDnali
British Museum’s battle on the home front during First World War; archive reveals air raids threatened the collection theartnewspaper.com/articles/Briti…
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Enjoyed @AndrewGrahamDix’s #ArtofChina on BBC4? More Chinese treasures here in September! ow.ly/zLNgb pic.twitter.com/8MXIfGj1a7
Giorgio Vasari was born #onthisday in 1511. Here's one of his drawings ow.ly/zGXD3 pic.twitter.com/1nKVYQCVdt
Don't miss these works from Count Duerckheim's collection (the new owner of Tracey Emin's bed) ow.ly/zL8Hi pic.twitter.com/CypHfFZcEC
This is Mike, the real cat who assisted keeping the Museum's Main Gate 1909–1929 #MuseumCats #cats #museums britishmuseum.tumblr.com/post/93295273927/this-is-mike-the-cat-who-assisted-in-keeping-the
It's only 50 days until the #Ming50Years exhibition opens! Book your tickets now ow.ly/zGXHe pic.twitter.com/CZ2EQLK0mj
Want more #MuseumCats? Check out this @Pinterest board with more cats from the collection! ow.ly/zKtaf pic.twitter.com/QjSOcStLqB
This is Mike, the real cat who assisted keeping the Museum's Main Gate 1909–1929 #MuseumCats britishmuseum.tumblr.com/post/932952739… pic.twitter.com/5skPTkI5OM
.@TheEES lovely! There's a similar theme here – a detail from Nebamun's tomb #MuseumCats ow.ly/zK9cb pic.twitter.com/EAy9DMxxiz
Henry Moore was born #onthisday in 1898. He explored ideas for sculpture in drawings like this ow.ly/zGmiK pic.twitter.com/a1VH6dm1CF
Today we are celebrating #MuseumCats so to start here's a large cat by Cornelis Visscher ow.ly/zJIF9 pic.twitter.com/wXlkM7LeYx
A couple of Assyrian winged human-headed bulls. Count the legs! #assyrian #art #museums
Gan Ku's tiger for #InternationalTigerDay #Japanese #art
The Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated #onthisday in 1836. This medal shows the monument in 1919 ow.ly/zHqUp pic.twitter.com/GjVHh4CT5o
Tick tock, tick tock, did you guess today’s #MysteryObject? It’s a watch housed in a gold coin ow.ly/zE4Vx pic.twitter.com/RXkaWyqInW