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The exhibition will explore the years 1400 – 1450, a pivotal 50 year period that transformed China during the rule of the Ming dynasty.
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 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.
15 September 2014
Victoria Suzman, project cataloguer, African rock art image project, British Museum
12 September 2014
Joanna Kosek, conservator, British Museum
11 September 2014
Barrie Cook, exhibition curator, British Museum
8 September 2014
Naomi Speakman, curator, British Museum
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