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Oil lamp

The images on this Roman oil lamp are possibly related to the Jewish or Christian religions, with a possible nine-branch menorah at the wick, and cross and circle symbols. The...

Sword

Warfare was frequent within this group of 33 coral atolls, used to settle disputes over land ownership and titles. Current analysis of historic examples is determining the age of...

Spear

Wooden spear with a single row of long barbs. The butt is hollow for use with a spear-thrower, but this may not be its full length....

Penny of Edward the Confessor

This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. The collection contains examples of coins minted in the Devon burgh towns...

Priest’s burau dish

This finely carved dish was used for burau, the indigenous Fijian ritual of pre-Christian priestly ceremonial yaqona drinking. The priest, possessed by a god, drank yaqona in a concentrated form...

Knife

Warfare was frequent within this group of 33 coral atolls, used to settle disputes over land ownership and titles. Current analysis of historic examples is determining the age of...

Violet-green swallow

Study skin of a female violet-green swallow collected 10 March 1895. formerly in the possession of C Barlow and Willoughby P Lowe....

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