Antiquities

Bolton Museum Egyptian Objects Going on Far East Tour

Bolton Museum Egyptian Objects Going on Far East Tour

In late spring 2011, over 150 items from Bolton Museum’s ancient Egyptian collection will be travelling to Taiwan to begin a tour of China and neighbouring regions. This tour is being arranged for China Media Times by United Exhibits Group, whose headquarters are in Copenhagen. The tour will last about 2 years. The exhibition, ‘The […]

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Pinacotheque de Paris Presents The Incas Gold Origins and Mysteries

The Pinacotheque de Paris presents The Incas Gold : Origins and mysteries on display to 06 February 2011. The Incas dominated the Andes for a century (1400-1553). When they settled in the Cuzco région in the 13th or 14th centuries, ten civilizations had already lived there. The Incas were therefore the inheritors of sophisticated traditions, […]

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River and Rowing Museum Acquires The Henley Iron Age Hoard

The River and Rowing Museum has jointly acquired The Henley Iron Age Hoard together with the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. The hoard consists of 32 gold coins dating back to 50 BC! They are on display in the Invesco Perpetual Henley Gallery. Key Facts: It was discovered near Henley in 2003 The coins date from approx […]

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Milwaukee Public Museum Presents Mummies of the World

Milwaukee Public Museum Presents Mummies of the World

Mummies of the World, the largest traveling exhibition ever assembled, is currently at the Milwaukee Public Museum until May 30, 2011, when it will head to the Northeast and then make it’s way throughout museums in the U.S. Featuring 150 never-before-seen real human and animal mummies from Asia, Oceania, Europe, Egypt and South America, including […]

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