Treasures of the British Museum
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The British Museum is the most magnificent treasure-house in the world. The wealth and range of its collections is unequalled by any other national museum. The Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, drawings by Botticelli and Michelangelo, Assyrian reliefs, the Lewis Chessmen and the Sutton Hoo treasure are all to be found there.
Treasures of the British Museum delights readers with the intriguing stories behind these treasures and many more. This timely new edition brings the story right up to date, with chapters on important acquisitions made by the Museum in the last fifteen years, including the Warren Cup and the 'Queen of the Night'.
A beautiful redesign incorporating all new full colour photography throughout gives this classic volume a fresh new look.
Product code: cmc50628
Price category: £25 to £50
Title: Treasures of the British Museum
Author: Marjorie Caygill
Number of pages: 240
llustrations: 300 colour
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