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The Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World at the British Museum, 2018

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The Benin Bronzes at the British Museum

Climate change activists protest at the British Museum. Photo by Diana More, courtesy of

Easter Island governor begs British Museum to return Moai: 'You have our soul'

Natural History Museum whale

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A guide to London's Military Museums and Memorials! The capital of the UK has some

Vodou boula drum of the Rada battery, seized during the US occupation of Haiti. Early 20th century.

The Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World at the British Museum

The museum's main entrance

Peace

The Great British Empire Debate

Tree of Life, Made by Kester, Hilario Nhatugueja, Fiel dos Santos and Adelino

The Final Embarkation Four 'stick' commanders of 22nd Independent Parachute Company, British 6th

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The Great Court was developed in 2001 and surrounds the original Reading Room. The British Museum ...

Found in the collection of British Museum.

Standard of Ur

(Sarcophagus of Nubkheperre © Britta Jaschinski)

New century, new building (1900–1925)[edit]

20th Century History of Canada

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Peace without magnanimity - the summit in a railway siding that ended the fighting

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Are we in the middle of a long peace—or on the brink of a major war?

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: After 1,560 days, at the eleventh hour, the guns fall silent – but for how long?

A Visit to Montgomery's Legacy Museum

Proposed British Museum Extension, 1906. The Reading Room and Great Court roof, 2005

Montagu House, Bloomsbury, London (later the British Museum) by James Simon,

Courtesy National World War I Museum and Memorial

Right, a page from the Hamzanama, c.1558-73, depicting Elijah

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Palestine and Britain: forgotten legacy of World War I that devastated the Middle East

Sahib: The British Soldier in India 1750-1914: Richard Holmes: 9780007137541: Amazon.com: Books

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War Museums in London - Churchill War Rooms

Installation view of Immersion Room. Photo: Matt Flynn © 2014 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

1st century ce, of a Greek sculpture, c. 350 bce; in the British Museum. Courtesy of the trustees of the British Museum

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Postcard; printed; photograph showing archaeological excavations at Ur, with Arab workmen standing for

The British Museum Membercast: Currency, communism and credit

1903, Spokane Daily Chronicle Newspaper Headline: 'Mad Mullah' on Warpath

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Entrance ticket to the British Museum, London 3 March 1790

Battle of Britain Memorial London

London's Imperial War Museum takes visitors back into the trenches - The Washington Post

Gundestrup Cauldron, Silver, Gundestrup, northern Denmark, 100 BC–AD 1

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Illustrating poetry on a 12th-century Chinese handscroll

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China, Russia & World War II

A fallen soldier writes on a wall in blood.

War Museums in London - Imperial War Museum

In the middle of the museum, you will find the museum's famous full-of-light yard (architecturaly perfect) that can be your instagrammable moment of the ...

A wave of war memorials is coming to D.C. Are we all at peace with that?

History of propaganda

Fairfax the regicide in a Dutch pamphlet, 1649. British Museum

Today the Cenotaph is the focal point of the annual National Service of Remembrance in the UK, which takes place on Remembrance Sunday every November, ...

Above: The Spangled Cotinga of the Amazon Rainforest is one of the seven species known

A history of world music in 15 instruments. This April, the Museum ...

Food and the First World War in Germany

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A generation before the sack of Rome in 476, Roman culture and civilization in its British territories had dwindled to an almost negligible point.

Army Museum London

1. Map of Eurasia, showing the extent of the Achaemenid empire (in red) and the Eurasian steppe and mixed woodland largely occupied by the Scythians (in ...

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Serbian soldiers with a Howitzer during World War I.

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'Moai are family': Easter Island people to head to London to request statue back

The Standard of Ur, 2600-2400 B.C.E., shell, red limestone, lapis

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Most of the 9.7 million soldiers who perished in WWI were killed by the conflict's unprecedented firepower. Many survivors experienced acute trauma.

Around the Wellington Arch there are a number of memorials to various wars, nations and units. These include the Royal Artillery Memorial, the Australian ...

Canadian World War I soldiers marching past Stonehenge in England, en route to France. Glenbow Museum

Bringing Poetry to the Cruel History of Comfort Women

Police remove peaceful protestors from a sit-in at the U.S. Capitol in 1965. (Library of Congress)

... major exhibition opening in September 2017 we've compiled a handy beginner's guide to these nomadic warriors, who galloped into the pages of history…

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Edward Bawden is deservedly one of Britain's most popular 20th century artists | The Spectator

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