Curators with a statue of Kali striding over Shiva, probably made in Krishnanagar, Bengal in the s. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community. Each added objects from their own collections and communities to the show, highlighting local LGBTQ histories and connections.
Find out more. What is the role and value of crafts today? The Hallaton helmet was shown in public today for the first time since it was buried 2, years ago.
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These are related to the wider contexts of literature, theatre, the culture of the pleasure quarters, and urban consumerism; and interpreted in terms of their sensuality, reverence, humour and parody. Objects are powerful tools for breaking down barriers, exploring meaning and starting conversations around sensitive topics.
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Murder and mayhem in Predynastic Egypt 6 December Using some of the latest imaging technology we now know that about years ago about BC the natural mummy known as Gebelein Man was stabbed in the back. Head of Interpretation Stuart Frost explains how his team collaborates with colleagues across the organisation to help develop new permanent exhibits and temporary special exhibitions.
Map Data. Newly appointed Trustee Mary Beard introduces you to her top five objects in the collection, and reveals a moment in the Museum that started her journey to becoming Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge.