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Water bottle

Records state: Two Arab water bottles of hide, North Africa (80/1931/115,116) TANDU ware, made in Niger by Hausa. Could have been traded to Berber or Tuareg? LP28/1/98...

Trousers

Man’s drawstring trousers made from checked indigo and white hand-spun cotton (etu) woven in narrow strips. It incorporates a magenta silk embroidery, the silk comes from North Africa, brought across...

Spur-winged lapwing: spur-winged plover

The spur-winged lapwing has a small claw (spur) on the inside of each wing. It nests in solitary pairs or loose colonies. Outside of the breeding season flocks of up...

Bowl

This bowl was made in Egypt or Palestine but copies a type of pottery first made in Roman France....

Offering cup

This ancient pottery vessel has been in the museum collections for many years, but it was not recorded where it was found or who donated it to the museum. In...

Kohl pot

In ancient Egypt kohl pots were used for storing cosmetics, the residues of which remain inside this jar. Recent scientific analysis revealed these pigments were a lead-sulphide....

Ring with mounted coin

This finger ring is said to have been taken from a mummy by Mr Salt, British Consul in Egypt during the explorations of Belzoni. The coin in the centre swivels...

Oil lamp

This oil lamp was donated to the museum in the 1870s or 1880s and had formerly been in the collection of FWL Ross. It is recorded as being a Roman...

Axehead

This stone axehead from predynastic Egypt is similar to prehistoric axes found throughout Europe....

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