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Eton Museum of Antiquities

The newly opened Jafar Gallery has nothing to do with Disney’s Aladdin, but it is full of an exotic collection of antiquities. The core of the collection consists of items gathered by an old Etonian Major William Joseph Myers, who bequeathed them to the Headmaster of Eton College upon his death at the end of the 19th century. 461 more words


3rd Annual Festival of LGBT History in the Museum Of Liverpool

On Saturday 25th Feb, the Museum of Liverpool based on the waterfront in Liverpool held the 3rd Annual Festival of LGBT History.

Highlights include a range of short talks exploring the diverse history of LGBT history, culture and activism.   775 more words


Ancient Greece and Rome in Tokyo, 2016

While I didn’t do any Trojan War reading in 2016 (a fact both unfortunate and baffling), I did do my best to enjoy the ancient art and artifacts that made their way through Tokyo, where I am currently living. 1,297 more words


National Museum of China

The massive building flanking a major part of the eastern side of Tiananmen Square is the National Museum of China – the largest museum in the world, based on an area of around 200,000 square metres. 977 more words