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The British Museum in London ~ was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in December 2000, it is the largest covered square in Europe. Architect Sir Norman Foster

UK - London - Bloomsbury: British Museum - Queen Elizabeth II Great Court at The British Museum, London, wonderful place to visit

British Museum is not just a British Museum for me, so I have to see and touch it all! :D

British Museum in London, Greater London: Day 6 of Rick Steves' Best of London (Rosetta Stone)

London. One of the most interesting places is the British Museum, the largest museum in the United Kingdom with a collection of eight million objects.

If you are planning to visit London, one of the most interesting places to see is the British Museum. The British Museum is the largest museum in the United Kingdom with a collection of eight million objects.

this is the best place to learn about everything past in the most interesting way time flies as you go through rooms filled with objects from civilizations all over the world.

London Culture Vultures

The British Museum this is the best place to learn about everything past in the most interesting way time flies as you go through rooms filled with objects from civilizations all over the world.

The Rosetta Stone has the same inscription written in three languages; Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic, and Greek. Its discovery in 1799 was key to figuring out the hieroglyphic writing system, thus allowing modern historians to unlock the contents of many manuscripts and carvings that were previously unknown. The Rosetta Stone is currently located in the British Museum.

The Rosetta Stone Inscription in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic, and Greek. Discovery in was key to figuring out the hieroglyphic writing system to unlock the contents of many manuscripts and carvings that were previously unknown.

Check the detail! The Photo by Michal Dzierza, taken 12/11/2011 in Bloomsbury, London. Although not mentioned by the photographer, I strongly suspect that said cast-iron gates relate to the British Museum.

An awesome detail on an iron fence! Check the detail! The Photo by Michal Dzierza, taken in Bloomsbury, London. Although not mentioned by the photographer, I strongly uspect that said cast iron gates relate to the British Museum.

Impressive entrance hall to the Natural History Museum in London.

Entrance Hall to the Natural History Museum, London, England. Romanesque Revival but with modern materials and structures such as terracotta and striking steel ribs to the roof. All decorated with natural imagery.

Reading Room of the British Museum...absolutely one of the most beautiful indoor spaces

Reading Room of the British Museum.absolutely one of the most beautiful indoor spaces. Working with Richard Ireland I advised on the gilding of the ceiling.

Great Court British Museum  #Foster #Norman Pinned by www.modlar.com

Foster + Partners Norman Foster Great Court at the British Museum London, UK, 2000

Assyrian section in British Museum, London.  Step through this gateway to become transported into this astonishing civilization!

Ancient Assyrian statues that used to guard a temple in about 800 BC not stand over the entrance to the Assyrian gallery in the British Museum in London.

Lewis Chessman, British Museum Probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200 Found on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

These chess pieces, called the Lewis Chessmen, were found in Scotland (Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides) at some point before 1831 and were probably made in Scandinavia (thought to be Norway) about Walrus ivory and whales’ teeth.The British Museum.

Architecture - Chapter 4 - English Regency, British Greek Revival - British Museum - London, England; Sir Robert Smirke

The British Museum, in London, is widely considered to be one of the world's greatest museums of human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some eight million works

Linderman Library, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Opened in 1878, the Linderman Library was designed by Philadelphia architect Addison Hutton, who modeled the Venetian architecture after the British Museum in London.

15 Stunning University Libraries Around the World You Need to See

Linderman Library, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Opened in the Linderman Library was designed by Philadelphia architect Addison Hutton, who modeled the Venetian architecture after the British Museum in London. It was recently featured

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