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The Roman girl buried beneath a London landmark

30 St Mary Axe – better known by its nickname “The Gherkin” – is one of the most distinctive skyscrapers in London.  It stands on the site of the old Baltic Exchange, which was badly damaged by a Provisional IRA bomb in 1992 and subsequently demolished.  1,731 more words


Two Temple Place - Beyond Beauty Exhibition

Visited on 2nd March 2016

Two Temple Place is owned by The Bulldog Trust. They are normally closed to the public except during annual exhibitions. 592 more words


Sarcophagi Exhibition - Brussels Cinquantenaire Museum

Visited 20th January 2016

Sarcophagi: Under the stars of Nut

Exhibition Runs from: 15-10-2015 – 20-04-2016

Eternity! To live once more just like the god of the afterlife Osiris, to rise again like the sun that is born from the womb of Nut, the goddess of the sky… The Ancient Egyptians had high expectations of life after death! 1,449 more words


The Herodian Dynasty or The Rulers of Judea

Herod the Great:  Ruled the Jews from 37 – 4 BC and proved to be a loyal subject to Roman overlords.  1,340 more words

Musio Egizio - Turin

Visited on the 27th and 28th November 2015

The Museo Egizio is a museum in Turin, Italy, specialising in Egyptian archaeology and anthropology. It houses one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities with more than 30,000 artefacts. 277 more words


The British Museum - Faith After the Pharaohs (Special Exhibition)

Visited on the 25th November 2015

Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs

Exhibition runs from : 29 October 2015 – 7 February 2016

Location: Room 35… 345 more words


Pepys: His Life and Times

Can any Londoner have led a more interesting life than Samuel Pepys (1633 – 1703)? Violence, tragedy, pain and enlightenment. He experienced all in good measure and at very close quarters. 435 more words