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Today marks the end of the month of #Ramadan. Here are two girls celebrating #Eid #EidMubarak! ow.ly/zG56g pic.twitter.com/7APyxu9e4O
Calling all mummies (& daddies/carers!) to an exclusive morning view of #8mummies ow.ly/zFxEW #MummyMonday pic.twitter.com/FoRjtavTUi
This unusual mummy had his arms, legs, fingers and toes individually wrapped #MummyMonday ow.ly/zE4ek pic.twitter.com/c3EqRKP5Pd
Marcel Duchamp was born #onthisday in 1887. Urinals as art? Mais oui... ow.ly/zEAxn pic.twitter.com/OXUDoU7qQH
Happy Birthday to Beatrix Potter. Discover The Tale of Peter Rabbit written in hieroglyphs! buff.ly/1rKp2mw pic.twitter.com/LInPXLGv1v
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Beatrix Potter was born #onthisday in 1866. Here's one of her illustrations of 'The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies' from 1909
Beatrix Potter was born #onthisday in 1866. Here's one of her illustrations of Flopsy Bunnies ow.ly/zE4z2 pic.twitter.com/5nIBW7VPRz
You can see a selection of German art medals from WWI in our free display in Room 69a ow.ly/zEnrQ pic.twitter.com/7CILrfb5Bi
Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia #onthisday in 1914, marking the start of WWI ow.ly/zEnjP pic.twitter.com/oytJOa1jM9
Ceiling of the Weston Great Hall by the Museum's Main entrance – remember to look up! #architecture #museums
Born #onthisday in 1857: E A Wallis Budge, former Keeper of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities ow.ly/zAA6S pic.twitter.com/U5sCWSno4t
Artist Joseph Anton Koch was born #onthisday in 1768. Here's his version of Dante's Inferno ow.ly/zx2K6 pic.twitter.com/VBRp74ZGl6
Born #onthisday in 1856: playwright George Bernard Shaw. His death mask is in the collection ow.ly/zAvlY pic.twitter.com/d0OoWNWBPF
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Sutton Hoo with Masterpieces of Early medieval art buff.ly/1nwvDxs pic.twitter.com/TDFVtBVPqX
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The spectacular Sutton Hoo treasure was discovered #onthisday 75 years ago! See it in Room 41 ow.ly/zux2S pic.twitter.com/5mQPtElLNB
Sit and relax with a Picnic or Cream Tea at our 'Picnic Gramophone Record Request Show' at our #SuttonHoo75 Weekend this 26th & 27th July!
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School's out for summer! Come and sample free workshops, activity backpacks and fun events! ow.ly/zx25f vine.co/v/M0bFOB00lzH
Applications are now open for the Marsh Trust Awards, celebrating volunteers in museums ow.ly/zzokm pic.twitter.com/GN0HP4lg6X
Constantine the Great was proclaimed Roman emperor #onthisday in 306. Here's a gold medallion ow.ly/zzfOo pic.twitter.com/bHbVK3e2pn
Born #onthisday in 1783: revolutionary leader Simón Bolívar. Here he is on a Venezuelan coin ow.ly/zvd9K pic.twitter.com/2xA4xFWT1x
The north face of the Eiger was first climbed #onthisday in 1938. Here's a pic of the mountain ow.ly/zv9yz pic.twitter.com/dVGDCFLAd4
Alphonse Mucha was born #onthisday in 1860. Here’s one of his beautiful Art Nouveau prints ow.ly/zgRf5 pic.twitter.com/JRyN7YhznG
To celebrate #Ming50Years, you could also #win a trip to China! Enter now ow.ly/zuzJn pic.twitter.com/WUH1KnWMUg
Watch our new #Ming50Years exhibition trailer and book now for September! ow.ly/zuzzS pic.twitter.com/ojK7546if0