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Pompeii comes to the British Museum
Pompeii comes to the British Museum

Pompeii comes to the British Museum

A smidgen under 2,000 years ago, a volcano erupted in Italy and within a day had immortalized the local residents in history. Two towns, of Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried under the volcanic fury and lay there virtually untouched until the 1750s.

Mar
26
2013
A room full of China in the British Museum
A room full of China in the British Museum

A room full of China in the British Museum

Of the many rooms in museums, it is often the ones lurking in corners unseen by most visitors that offer an oasis of sadly overlooked calm.

Feb
07
2013