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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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