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    Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

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    Ice Age art at the British Museum: opening event

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    Ice Age art: arrival of the modern mind

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    The British Museum - Become a Member

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    Contemporary Chinese Seals by Li Lanqing

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    Virtual autopsy: exploring a natural mummy from early Egypt

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    Excavation of the Beau Street Hoard

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    How to make an autumn wreath

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    Hero and villain at Shakespeare: staging the world

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    How to make American pancakes

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    How to plant a window box

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    Harriet Walter performs Cleopatra at Shakespeare: staging the world

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    Sui Jianguo's discus thrower at the British Museum

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    Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: Paterson Joseph as Brutus

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    Introduction to The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot

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    Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite at the British Museum

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    Jonjo O'Neill as Richard III at Shakespeare: staging the world

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    My horse and me - what's your horse story?

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    The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot

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    North American Landscape at the British Museum

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    Shakespeare: staging the world at the British Museum

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    Hajj exhibition - stories of the modern pilgrimage

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    Hajj exhibition - the Mahmal

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    Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam

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    Grayson Perry Late at the British Museum

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    A look at modern veneration, part of Treasures of Heaven at the British Museum

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    The Holy Thorn Reliquary on display in Treasures of Heaven at the British Museum

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    Medieval Goldsmiths - Treasures of Heaven at the British Museum

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    Grayson Perry: stunt double teddy wanted

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    The story of St Ursula, part of Treasures of Heaven, an exhibition at the British Museum

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    Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman, exhibition at the British Museum

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    Adornment and identity: jewellery and costume from Oman

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    Making a glass fish replica

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    Installation of the St Baudime reliquary in the Treasures of Heaven exhibition at the British Museum

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    Introduction to the Treasures of Heaven exhibition at the British Museum

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    Afghanistan: returning ivories

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    Watch Background Story 7 in 60 seconds: back view

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    Watch Background Story 7 in 60 seconds: front view

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    An installation by Xu Bing at the British Museum: Background Story 7

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    Australian season at the British Museum

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    Australia Landscape at the British Museum

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    Building the Australian landscape at the British Museum

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    The lasting legacy of Alexander the Great in Afghanistan

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    Tying a traditional Sikh turban

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    The Sikh fortress turban at the British Museum

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    Hidden treasures revealed in Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World at the British Museum

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    President Karzai opens the Afghanistan exhibition at the British Museum

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    Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World at the British Museum

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    Afghan crown arrives at the British Museum

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    The longest Ancient Egyptian book of the dead in the world

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    Young explorers: a brief history of writing

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    Young explorers: a brief history of money

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    Young explorers: a brief history of clothing

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    Young explorers: a brief history of time telling

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    Voxpops at the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum

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    An ancient Egyptian scribe's in the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum

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    An Indian Summer film with Heston Community School

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    Ron Mueck, Mask II, at the British Museum

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    Marc Quinn's Siren at the British Museum (Kate Moss)

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    Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Dark Stuff, at the British Museum

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    Damien Hirst's Cornucopia at the British Museum

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    Antony Gormley's Case for an Angel I at the British Museum

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    Chinese shadow puppet performance

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    China: Journey to the East

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    Takhti: a modern Iranian hero, exhibition at the British Museum

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    Two portraits, two views

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    An English ambassador

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    Coins of faith and power at the British Museum

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    Italian Renaissance Drawings, exhibition at the British Museum

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    Shah Abbas: The Remaking of Iran, exhibition at the British Museum

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    Mexican food at the British Museum

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    Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler, an exhibition at the British Museum

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    Conserving the Gan Ku Tiger scroll painting at the British Museum

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    An introduction to the Moctezuma exhibition at the British Museum

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    Day of the Dead at the British Museum, 1 November 2009

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    Kingdom of Ife exhibition at the British Museum

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    Nelson Mandela Day at the British Museum

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    Celebrating Day of the Dead

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    Preparations for the Day of the Dead at the British Museum

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    Hadrian: building the wall

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    Hadrian: an emperor's love

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    Hadrian: the power of image

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    Hadrian: the imperial palace

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    Flavours of Babylon

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    The Babylonian mind

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    The Tower of Babel with British Museum curator Irving Finkel

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    World Conservation & Exhibitions Centre at the British Museum

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    Revolution on paper: Mexican prints 1910-1960, an exhibition at the British Museum

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    Ife remembered: Godfrey Abeshin in conversation with curator Hassan Arero

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    Opening of Kingdom of Ife: Sculptures from West Africa, exhibition at the British Museum

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    Ife uncovered: Kingdom of Ife: sculptures from West Africa, an exhibition at the British Museum

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    An introduction to the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum

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    Ancient Egyptian coffin mask conserved for the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum

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    Ancient Egyptian baboon deity conserved for the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum

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    Ancient Egyptian coffin panel prepared for the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum

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    Ancient Egyptian papyrus in the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum

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    Ancient Egyptian coffin prepared for the Book of the Dead exhibition at the British Museum