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Coco de mer

The sea coconut is the largest seed in the world. Once the seed has germinated the empty nut can float on the ocean. An old Greek name for it means...

Coco de mer

The sea coconut is the largest seed in the world. Once the seed has germinated the empty nut can float on the ocean. An old Greek name for it means...

Coco de mer

The sea coconut is the largest seed in the world. Once the seed has germinated the empty nut can float on the ocean. An old Greek name for it means...

Greek keyhole limpet

Shell from George Montagu’s collection. It is probably that this specimen is a syntypes as lot Moll4169. Montagu described these specimens as Patella apertura in Montagu G 1803. Testacea Britannica. Part...

Bowl or lid fragment

This single fragment of ancient Greek pottery is part of a bowl or a lid. It is Mycenean ware, the cream base colour decorated with swirls and bands of brown....

Unguent bottle

This Roman or Greek unguent bottle was donated to the museum in 1867....

Lid

This is an ancient Greek pottery lid made during the Greek Bronze Age. It has been in the museum collections for many years but unfortunately it was not recorded where...

Bust of Jupiter Serapis

Jupiter Serapis was a god who combined elements of Egyptian, Greek and Roman deities. This statue shows him dressed as a Greek man and wearing a ‘modius’ grain basket on...

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