The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this, hieroglyphics would never have been translated.

The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this hieroglyphics would never have been translated. Created in 196 BC, Discovered in 1799 by a soldier, Pierre-François Bouchard, of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt.

The Pitney Brooch - Anglo-Saxon and Viking designs http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/young_explorers/discover/museum_explorer/anglo-saxon_england/dress_and_ornament/the_pitney_brooch.aspx

elfentau: “ ~* The Pitney Brooch (Anglo-Scandinavian, ca. 1000 AD) The main ornament is a snake with round eyes biting the underside of a four-legged animal, which in turn bites itself. The brooch is.

British Museum atrium: foster & partners  : photo by David Henderson

after changing of the guard, move to the most famous museum in London: the British Museum, you can have lunch inside the beautiful building before the museum visit.

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

The Battersea shield - Iron Age, BC. Found in the River Thames, London - British Museum

the tomb of the unknown craftsman - grayson perry, 2011 [british museum exhibition intro + video]

Rosetta Vase from Grayson Perry's exhibition at the British Museum. His pots are an odd mixture of graphic art and ceramic, with social commentary.

Railings outside The British Museum - visit www.dzierza.com

An awesome detail on an iron fence! Check the detail! The Photo by Michal Dzierza, taken in Bloomsbury, London. Although not mentioned by the photographer, I strongly uspect that said cast iron gates relate to the British Museum.

'Dandelions', study of flowers made by Mabel Royds. Colour woodcut, printed predominantly in yellow, blue and maroon, c. 1932.

'Dandelions', study of flowers made by Mabel Royds. Colour woodcut, printed predominantly in yellow, blue and maroon, c.

The British Museum Reading Room.

Reading Room of the British Museum.absolutely one of the most beautiful indoor spaces. Working with Richard Ireland I advised on the gilding of the ceiling.


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