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Description - Treasures of the British Museum by Marjorie L. Caygill

The British Museum is the most magnificent treasure-house in the world. The wealth and range of its collections is unequalled by any other national museum. The Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, drawings by Botticelli and Michelangelo, Assyrian reliefs, the Lewis Chessmen and the Sutton Hoo treasure are all to be found here. "Treasures of the British Museum" reveals and delights the reader with the intriguing stories behind these treasures and many more. This timely new edition brings the story up to date, with chapters on important acquisitions made by the Museum in the last fifteen years, including the Warren Cup and the Queen of the Night. A beautiful redesign incorporating full colour photography throughout gives this classic volume a fresh new look.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714150628
ISBN-10: 0714150622
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 219mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: British Museum Press
Publisher: British Museum Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marjorie L. Caygill

Marjorie Caygill has published numerous books and articles about the history of the British Museum and the collections. These include The Story of the British Museum, The British Museum Reading Room and The British Museum: 250 Years.

Books By Marjorie L. Caygill

Story of the British Museum by Marjorie L. Caygill
Paperback, December 2002
British Museum A-Z Companion by Marjorie L. Caygill
Hardback, July 2001