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Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo:  Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London.  by Malcolm Bott

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott

Drawing skulls in the British Museum. www.duncancameron.org

Drawing skulls in the British Museum. www.duncancameron.org

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

Grayson Perry, Map of Truths and Beliefs (detail)

Grayson Perry, Map of Truths and Beliefs (detail)

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Google Image Result for http://departmentart.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Rosie-James-Tourists-Contemplating-the-British-Museum.jpg

Caryatid from the Erechtheion in Athens. Marble, Greek artwork, ca. 420 BC.

Caryatid from the Erechtheion in Athens. Marble, Greek artwork, ca. 420 BC.

Porcellaneous stoneware wine-jar of guan form, with ovoid body and gilt copper-bound mouth rim. Finely crazed turquoise glaze. Inscription on the shoulder. Late Ming to Early Qing circa 1600-1700. Courtesy of The British Museum.

Porcellaneous stoneware wine-jar of guan form, with ovoid body and gilt copper-bound mouth rim. Finely crazed turquoise glaze. Inscription on the shoulder. Late Ming to Early Qing circa 1600-1700. Courtesy of The British Museum.

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.

Rosie James."Tourists Contemplating the British Museum" Detalle.

Rosie James."Tourists Contemplating the British Museum" Detalle.

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