British Museum

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Aphrodite surprised at her bath

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chickens

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Lion killing its prey

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writing in the babylonian or assyrian area

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It’s so tragic to think how much of this human heritage and probably lots of archaeological evidence that had never been explored has been lost in wars.

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Dogs (Assyrian or Babylonian, I think)

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Rameses III

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in the Egyptian room

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ram’s head

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discus thrower on grand staircase

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The Great Court

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Book I noticed in the shop of possible interest to Jinx

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Nice reproduction papers of some gorgeous patterns. The cover image of Nasturtiums was particularly nice.

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Japanese ivory carving of a falconer

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fully articulated iron recreation of a lobster, Japan

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Noh mask

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ceremonial shield from (iirc) Danish Britain

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The Enlightenment Room

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desktop orrery

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orrery, from about 1750

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John Dee’s ritual stuff, for John Mabry

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