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British Museum - Grayson Perry: The Rosetta Vase (2011) The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman

British Museum - Grayson Perry: The Rosetta Vase (2011) The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman

British Museum - The Battersea shield. Iron Age, c. 350–50 BC. Found in the River Thames, London, England. #Celts

British Museum - The Battersea shield. Iron Age, c. 350–50 BC. Found in the River Thames, London, England. #Celts

The Lewis Chessmen, probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200. At this period, the Western Isles, where the chessmen were buried, were part of the Kingdom of Norway, not Scotland. It seems likely they were buried for safe keeping on route to be traded in Ireland.

The Lewis Chessmen, probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200. At this period, the Western Isles, where the chessmen were buried, were part of the Kingdom of Norway, not Scotland. It seems likely they were buried for safe keeping on route to be traded in Ireland.

The British Museum is the largest museum in the United Kingdom with a collection of eight million objects

The British Museum is the largest museum in the United Kingdom with a collection of eight million objects

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