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MYSTERIES & TREASURES of the BRITISH MUSEUM is an E-Book in PDF format that covers our shared cultural and historical heritage and provides insights to help make the museum’s wonders more accessible and meaningful.

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MYSTERIES & TREASURES of the BRITISH MUSEUM (E-book) covers our shared cultural and historical heritage and provides insights to help make the museum’s wonders more accessible and meaningful.

This E-book in PDF format includes over 25 Chapters featuring the treasures in The British Museum. Download this book as a PDF e-book that you can use on most devices: Personal Computers, Laptops, iPads, Tablets and Mobile Devices.

A sample of the Contents of MYSTERIES & TREASURES of the BRITISH MUSEUM

PART I. INTRODUCTION TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM
1. The British Museum
2. The History of The British Museum
3. Finding Meaning at the British Museum
PART II. ANCIENT EGYPT AND SUDAN
4. Ancient Egypt and Sudan Collection
5. Rosetta Stone
6. The Battlefield Palette 3100 BC
7. Quartzite Head of the Egyptian Pharaoh Amenhotep III
8. Colossal Granite Statue of Amenhotep III
9. Hunters Palette
10. Tomb of Nebamun
PART III. MIDDLE EAST
11. The Middle East Collection
12. Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal
13. Cyrus Cylinder
14. Royal Game of Ur
15. Gilgamesh Flood Tablet
16. Stela of Shamshi-Adad V
PART IV. ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME
17. Ancient Greece and Rome Collection
18. Marble figure of a Woman – Cycladic, Spedos Type
19. The Parthenon Marbles
20. The Parthenon Frieze
21. Metopes of the Parthenon
22. Pedimental Sculptures of the Parthenon
23. The Erechtheion Caryatid
24. Lion from the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
25. Bust of Pericles
26. Aegina Treasure
27. Townley Caryatid
28. Bronze Statue of a Youth
29. Thalia, Muse of Comedy
30. Nereid Monument
31. Sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa
PART V. BRITAIN, EUROPE AND PREHISTORY
32. Britain, Europe and Prehistory Collection
33. Ain Sakhri Lovers
34. Sutton Hoo Ship Burial
35. Lewis Chessmen
36. Holy Thorn Reliquary
37. Mechanical Galleon
38. Black St George Icon
39. Knight Aquamanile
PART VI. ASIA
40. The Asian Collection
41. Seated Buddha from Gandhara
42. Statue of Tara
43. Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
44. Avalokiteshvara – Guanyin
45. Nandi – Figure of the Humped Bull of Śiva
46. Garuda
47. Budai Hesheng
48. Luohan – Yixian Glazed Ceramic Sculpture
PART VII. AFRICA, OCEANIA AND THE AMERICAS
49. The Africa, Oceania and the Americas Collection
50. Double-Headed Serpent
51. Hoa Hakananai’a, a Moai from Easter Island
52. Hawaiian Feathered Helmet
53. Bronze Head from Ife
54. Benin Ivory Mask
PART VIII. PRINTS AND DRAWINGS
55. The Prints and Drawings Collection
56. “Studies of a reclining Male Nude” by Michelangelo
57. Newport Castle by J. M. W. Turner
58. “Hampstead Heath” by John Constable
59. “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Katsushika Hokusai
PART IX. APPENDIX
60. The Appendix Collection
61. Tips for visiting the British Museum
62. British Museum by Gallery Number
63. Ten Reasons for our Books
64. Quotes about the British Museum, Art and History
65. Joy of Museums
66. Glossary for Museums, Art and History