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Published by Printed for R. and J. Dodsley in London .
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The general contents of the British museum; by Dodsley, Robert, ; Dodsley, James, Publication date Topics British Museum Publisher London, R. and J. Dodsley Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate Pages:   The general contents of the British Museum: with remarks: serving as a directory in viewing that noble cabinet by Dodsley, Robert, The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text generally written on papyrus and used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around BCE) to around 50 BCE. The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw, is translated as Book of Coming Forth by Day or Book of Emerging Forth into the Light. "Book" is the closest term to describe the . The British Museum is closed temporarily. We continue to remain accessible through our digital channels. Find out more. _____ Immerse yourself in two million years of human history, art and culture. Plan your visit: Admission is free and advance booking .

The British Museum Reading Room, situated in the centre of the Great Court of the British Museum, used to be the main reading room of the British , this function moved to the new British Library building at St Pancras, London, but the Reading Room remains in its original form at the British Museum.. Designed by Sydney Smirke and opened in , the Country: United Kingdom. The British Museum, in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British documents the story of human culture from its beginnings to the Director: Hartwig Fischer. The British Museum has about eight million objects in its collection, half of these you can see on the British Museum collection database. Enjoy some of the earliest objects created by man to works by contemporary artists. Choose from curated collections below, including desire, love, identity and death and memory, as well as the Americas. The BM is the greatest treasure house in the world and it could fill many books with pretty pictures but this is more than that. A choice selection of topics, some well known and obvious (Sutton Hoo, the Royal Cemeteries at Ur, the Elgin Marbles), others less obvious (the Folkton Drums, the Lothar Crystal), fifty in all, serve as the basis for description and discussion of both objects and Cited by: 2.

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