Granite head of Amenemhat III
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Stone figure of Xiuhcoatl (Fire Serpent)
Seated statue of Amenhotep III
Portrait bust of Sir Robert Bruce Cotton
Colossal marble bust of Zeus
The Jennings Dog
A queen from the Lewis chessmen
Bust of Perikles
Statue of Ramesses II, the 'Younger Memnon'
A statue of Roy, High Priest of Amun
Lewis Chess Set
Statue of A'a [Static]
Statue of Idrimi, king of Alalakh
Grey granite papyrus-column (lower section)
Head of a 19th Dynasty Pharoah
Statue of the ram of Amun
Marble portrait of Julius Caesar
A king from the Lewis chessmen
Tower House Model
The British Museum was founded in 1753, the first national public museum in the world. From the beginning it granted free admission to all 'studious and curious persons'.
Organization / Museum
October 8th 2014