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This exhibition will examine elements of German history from the past 600 years in the context of the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago.
The Portable Antiquities Scheme has announced its one millionth find – a Roman coin in a hoard of 22,000 others dating to around AD341 found in Seaton, Devon.
The exhibition will explore the years 1400 – 1450, a pivotal 50 year period that transformed China during the rule of the Ming dynasty.
The British Museum is often involved in events, research or a topic that becomes the subject of public discussion.
The following set of statements provide key information for understanding these complex issues, including the provenance of objects, human remains in the collection and the Parthenon sculptures.
26 November 2014
Jack Davy, Collaborative Doctoral Student, British Museum
24 November 2014
Emma Taylor, Supplementary Schools Programme Coordinator, British Museum
21 November 2014
Craig Clunas, Professor of the History of Art, University of Oxford and co-curator of the BP Exhibition Ming: 50 years that changed China
19 November 2014
Matthew Cock, Head of Web, British Museum
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