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The British Museum A-Z companion

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Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers , Chicago
British Museum -- Guideb
StatementMarjorie Caygill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAM101.L62 C39 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3670089M
ISBN 101579583032
LC Control Number2002725558

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From Achaemenid silver to the Ziwiye treasure, Alex /5. From Achaemenid silver to the Ziwiye treasure, Alexander the Great to Jean-Antoine Watteau, through Greek vases, Japanese pottery, Nebuchadnezzar, Quetzalcoatl and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the 'Companion Guide' provides an entertaining and informative introduction to the objects in the British Museum.

There are more than A-Z entries in which each. The British Museum A-Z Companion provides an entertaining and informative The British Museum A-Z companion book to the objects in the collections of the British Museum, from Achaemenid silver to Ziwiye treasure, Alexander the Great to Jean-Antoine Watteau, through Greek vases, Japanese pottery, Nebuchadnezzar, Quezalcoatl, and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

The British Museum A-Z companion. [Marjorie Caygill] British Museum A-Z companion. London: British Museum Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Caygill.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. The British Museum A-Z Companion provides an entertaining and informative introduction to the objects in the collections of the British Museum, from Achaemenid silver to Ziwiye treasure, Alexander the Great to Jean-Antoine Watteau, through Greek vases, Japanese pottery, Nebuchadnezzar, Quezalcoatl, and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.5/5(7).

The British Museum A-Z companion by MARJORIE CAYGILL () Paperback Bunko – January 1, out of 5 stars 9 ratings See all 5 formats and Reviews: 9. British Museum exhibition catalogues Sort by Featured Best selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, old to new Date, new to old Browse our collection of exhibition catalogues from current and past shows at the British Museum together with collection catalogues and children's books.

Marjorie Caygill is the author of The British Museum A-Z Companion ( avg rating, 28 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Treasures of the British Mus /5. From Achaemenid silver to the Ziwiye treasure, Alexander the Great to Jean-Antoine Watteau, through Greek vases, Japanese pottery, Nebuchadnezzar, Quetzalcoatl and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the "Companion Guide" provides an entertaining and informative introduction to the objects in the British Museum.

There are more than A-Z Author: MARJORIE CAYGILL. This book is the latest in a huge series of Colouring Books of Cards and Envelopes, the others have all been illustrated by Rebecca Jones and had nature and animal themed cards, this new book is one of two which have been created in partnership with the British Museum and while the production quality and style is identical, the content is quite.

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Most of the treasure was purchased by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, a senior curator at the British Museum, who bequeathed it to the museum upon his death in However, a small part of the treasure Present location: British Museum, London.

From Achaemenid silver to the Ziwiye treasure, Alexander the Great to Jean-Antoine Watteau, through Greek vases, Japanese pottery, Nebuchadnezzar, Quetzalcoatl and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the "Companion Guide" provides an entertaining and informative introduction to the objects in the British Museum.

There are more than A-Z Pages: A History of the World in Objects was a joint project of BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum, comprising a part radio series written and presented by British Museum director Neil minute presentations broadcast on weekdays on Radio 4, MacGregor used objects of ancient art, industry, technology and arms, all of which are in the British Museum's.

British Museum webpages about the Snettisham Treasure. Note: most of the hoard, which is the largest deposit of gold and silver from Iron Age Europe, was more than a century before Boudica's time, so could not have belonged to her.

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