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Crosby Garrett Roman Helmet Appeal Ends

. December 20, 2010 . 0 Comments

Following the auction of the Crosby Garrett Roman helmet Tullie House are now ending the ‘Keep it in Cumbria Appeal’. In the three weeks leading up to the auction Tullie House were able to raise £1.96 million. Richard Speirs, Chairman of the Friends of Tullie House said: “I have been amazed by the breathtaking response […]

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Metropolitan Museum Presents Cabinets, Caskets, and Cases from the Collection

Metropolitan Museum Presents Cabinets, Caskets, and Cases from the Collection

. December 10, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Museum presents Thinking Outside the Box a new installation featuring Cabinets, Caskets, and Cases from the Museum’s Collection, on view December 7, 2010–August 21, 2011. The objects featured in this installation will range from strongboxes to travel cases and from containers for tea or tobacco to storage boxes for toiletries or silverware. These […]

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Ashmolean Museum Acquires Rare Coins

Ashmolean Museum Acquires Rare Coins

. December 10, 2010 . 0 Comments

Spanning the period from 1470-1526, covering the Wars of the Roses to ten years before the Dissolution of the Monasteries, the hoard is the largest intact assemblage of its kind. It contains some rare pieces, most notably from the reign of Kings Henry VI, 2nd reign (1470-1471) and Richard III (1483-1485). The Ashmolean successfully secured […]

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Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Great Queen at the Cincinnati Museum Center

. December 5, 2010 . 0 Comments

The world of Cleopatra VII, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface at Cincinnati Museum Center on February 18, 2011 with Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt. Tickets for the exhibition go on sale today. On view through September 5, 2011, the exhibition features […]

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Terracotta Army Exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art

Terracotta Army Exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art

. December 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

Featuring the largest collection of artifacts ever displayed in North America related to Qin Shihuangdi, the First Emperor of a unified China, The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army on view at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (February 12 – June 26, 2011), is the final stop of an exclusive two-venue Canadian tour. Beginning […]

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