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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 elephant-headed Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu gods - the creator and remover of obstacles. A beautiful stone sculpture of Ganehsa is at the heart of this Asahi Shimbun Display in Room 3 at the British Museum.
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.
22 April 2014
Mike Selwood, Assistant Boat Manager, National Maritime Museum Cornwall
19 April 2014
Judith Jesch, Professor of Viking Studies, University of Nottingham
16 April 2014
Neil Price, Professor of Archaeology, University of Aberdeen
14 April 2014
Sue Brunning, curator, British Museum
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