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This exhibition will introduce you to eight people from ancient Egypt and Sudan whose bodies have been preserved, either naturally or by deliberate embalming
First major exhibition on Vikings in over 30 years
The exhibition has been developed with the National Museum of Denmark and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (National Museums in Berlin).
The Trustees of the British Museum are pleased to announce that they have elected Sir Richard Lambert as their Chairman.
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.
9 July 2014
David Francis, Interpretation Officer
3 July 2014
Alexandra Fletcher, curator, British Museum
30 June 2014
Robin Cormack, classicist and art historian
26 June 2014
Marie Vandenbeusch, curator, British Museum
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