Connecting the Dots Throughout History

The British Museum invites you to experience history in a novel way at the Museum of the World, british This virtual tour contains artifacts from five major groups of continents and their cultures. You will learn about a variety of objects and how they connect to other items in the collection. The Pitney Brooch from A.D. 1000 is a rare example of Viking art. Next, examine the Thetford Treasure Gold Buckle, an example of late Roman jewelry dating back to A.D. 390. Have you ever seen a bonnet made from turtle shells? Such a bonnet was presented to Queen Victoria in the mid-1800s. Find out the history of this unique gift.

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