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Search the British Museum collection database online
Registration numbers The most common type of Museum number begins with the year of acquisition. The database standardises these numbers in the form, for example: 1887,0708.2427 (year: comma: block of four numbers - usually representing a month and day: full-stop and final number). The final number can be of any length and may be followed by another full-stop and a sub-number. In some cases the same number is shared by two or more objects across departments. In some of these cases a prefix has been added before a number (e.g. If the number you are entering has come from an old catalogue it could appear in the form 1887-7-8-2427. In the case of some two-dimensional works from Asia and the Middle East a full stop may need to be inserted into the final number. The second most common type of Museum number takes the form of one or two letters followed by two numbers. BM or 'Big' numbers Other numbering systems Sir Percival David Collection of Chinese Ceramics Chinese and Japanese paintings

rechercher un film par mots-clés L'Atlas ou la saison des boussolesMilena Donato | France | 2005 | 13 mn Portrait d'un jeune artiste parisien qui intervient dans la ville en scotchant sur le sol des boussoles orientées sur les quatre points cardinaux. L'Atlas essaie d'embellir la ville à l'aide de bouts de scotch, d'affiches collées sur les... Autour du graffCaroline Pajot | France | 1998 | 16 mn Quatre graffeurs débarquent à Limoges et bombent le centre culturel municipal John Lennon. Ben par BenSylvie Boulloud | France | 2010 | 390 mn Après avoir filmé l'artiste Ben dans plusieurs de ses expositions et devant cette multitude d'idées, d'œuvres, de débats, s'est imposée la nécessité d'organiser ce trop plein d'archives. La Bombe dans le caniveauCécile Nicouleaud, Mathieu Ponnard, Christelle Treut, Jérôme Sneuw | France | 2002 | 17 mn Le réalisateur filme et interroge son jeune frère, peintre et dessinateur de formation, qui réalise des "graphs" sur les murs de Paris.

Musée du Louvre Wikipedia Coordinates: Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and the Science Library, Malet Place The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London is part of University College London Museums & Collections. The museum contains over 80,000 objects and ranks among some of the world's leading collections of Egyptian and Sudanese material.[1] It ranks behind only the collections of the Cairo Museum, The British Museum and the Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin in number and quality of items. History[edit] The museum was established as a teaching resource for the Department of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology at University College at the same time as the department was established in 1892. The collection and library were arranged in galleries within the university and a guidebook published in 1915. Collections[edit] The collection also includes material from the Coptic and Islamic periods.[11] Visiting the museum[edit] The museum itself is split into three galleries. The Friends of the Petrie Museum[edit]

Les utilisations de photographies pour des fins scientifiques : la politique du British Museum La dernière assemblée générale du CFHA, le 19 janvier 2013 comprenait une très utile partie sur l’accès à l’image pour la recherche. Il a permis de confronter la politique du British Museum, expliquée par Tanya Szrajber et celle du Centre des Monuments nationaux, qui a été présentée par Mireille Klein et Laurent Bergeot, dans un débat modéré par Olivier Bonfait. Avec l’accord de Philippe Sénéchal, Président du CFHA, nous reproduisons ici la communication « Les photographies à usage scientifique » de Tanya Szrajber, Chef de documentation au British Museum, car elle nous semble illustrer une politique exemplaire de droit à l’image. Elle montre aussi que les impératifs économiques peuvent très bien se concilier avec une libre utilisation de photographies de bonne qualité par les chercheurs et les étudiants. Tanya Szrajber avait présenté un document PowerPoint qui sera prochainement disponible en document joint (sous format PDF) sur le blog. Trois manières d’accéder aux images 1. 2. 3.

Louvre-Lens : site officiel du projet Virtual tours Sir Hans Sloane, founder of the British Museum Though principally a museum of cultural art objects and antiquities today, the British Museum was founded as a "universal museum". Its foundations lie in the will of the physician and naturalist Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753). During the course of his lifetime Sloane gathered an enviable collection of curiosities and whilst not wishing to see his collection broken up after death, he bequeathed it to King George II, for the nation, for the princely sum of £20,000. At that time, Sloane's collection consisted of around 71,000 objects of all kinds including some 40,000 printed books, 7,000 manuscripts, extensive natural history specimens including 337 volumes of dried plants, prints and drawings including those by Albrecht Dürer and antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Ancient Near and Far East and the Americas With the acquisition of Montagu House the first exhibition galleries and reading room for scholars opened on 15 January 1759.

Saint Louis Art Museum: Collections Wikipedia The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works,[3] is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence[3] and originates from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present.[a] The British Museum was established in 1753, largely based on the collections of the physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane. The museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759 in Montagu House in Bloomsbury, on the site of the current museum building. Until 1997, when the British Library (previously centred on the Round Reading Room) moved to a new site, the British Museum housed both a national museum of antiquities and a national library in the same building. History[edit] Sir Hans Sloane, founder of the British Museum[edit] Foundation (1753)[edit] Cabinet of curiosities (1753–78)[edit] Indolence and energy (1778–1800)[edit] Archaeological excavations

Woking College Loan Share on facebook Woking College Loan A collection of over 50 ancient Egyptian objects travelled from Surrey to Swansea, and arrived at the the Egypt Centre today (31st May 2012). The artefacts, donated by Woking College, include several shabtis (servant figurines) which the ancient Egyptians believed would do work for their deceased owners in the afterlife. The ancient artefacts were donated to Woking College in the 1970’s and were re discovered by Martin Ingram, Principal of Woking College who sought the advice of the British Museum to ensure that the valuable collection would be put to best use to encourage current students to pursue their studies in Ancient History. The Egypt Centre is trying to find out more about these artefacts. The Egypt Centre will borrow the artefacts from Woking College initially for 10 years. Woking College is a very successful sixth form college, from which the vast majority of students progress to university.

British Museum Towards the end of the fourth millennium BC several independent city-states were unified to form a single state, marking the beginning of over 3,000 years of pharaonic civilisation in the Nile Valley. Fertile earth left behind after the yearly Nile flood provided the basis for Egypt’s agricultural prosperity, a key factor in the longevity of the civilisation. Impressive monuments were erected in the name of kings, from monumental temples for the gods to the pyramids marking the burials of rulers. The British Museum collection includes statuary and decorated architecture from throughout pharaonic history, often inscribed with hieroglyphs. Many other aspects of ancient Egyptian culture are represented: coffins and mummies of individuals, but also furniture, fine jewellery and other burial goods. These reflect the practice of lavish burials for the wealthy, which included the royal family, government officials and the priesthood.

Deir el-Medina stelae in the Egyptian Museum in Turin Stele of Amennakhte19th dynasty, around 1295-1186 BCLimestoneRectangular limestone stela of Amennakht, possibly originating from the sanctuary of Ptah and Meretseger. Most probably intended to depict the sanctuary with its two hills. The relief ornamentation of the four sacred cobras in the upper part of the stela is intended to be a symbolic representation of the "Great Peak of the West". The goddess shown on the right, personifies the peak, and is called "Isis the Great". She is depicted with bovine horns and a solar disk like Hathor. Amennakht is shown kneeling inside a rectangle that was intended to represent a chapel in the sanctuary.Height: 43 cmWidth: 30 cmFormerly from Drovetti's collectionInv. cat. 1521 = CGT 50059 Stele of ParahotepFrom Deir el-Medina19th dynastyPainted limestoneRound-toppedMeretseger was the goddess of the pyramidal peak which lies above the Theban necropolis. Stele of NebneferFrom Deir el-Medina19th dynastyLimestoneThe stele is divided into 3 registers.