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Discover the naked truth behind Greek art in our #Periscope  tour of #DefiningBeauty‬ tomorrow at 18.30! http://ow.ly/Nr9av
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Feat of clay: 6 facts on cuneiform, the oldest writing system in the world, via BBC History Magazine​ http://ow.ly/NtPEf

Find out more about cuneiform in this new book by curators Irving Finkel and Jonathan Taylor http://ow.ly/NtPSJ
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While researching Dracula, published #onthisday‬ in 1897, Bram Stoker studied at the Museum's Reading Room.

Having lost his reader's ticket, this letter from the Principal Librarian of the Museum states that a new ticket would be issued to him http://ow.ly/NfdjF
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Greece is the word – five fun words we get from the Greeks #FridayFigure  http://ow.ly/NhzR5

Discover remarkable works of ancient Greek art in our special exhibition #DefiningBeautyhttp://ow.ly/NcxJf
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Mary Anning was born #onthisday‬ in 1799, one of the most famous fossil finders of her day. This large skull and lower jaw of an ichthyosaur was found by her at Lyme Regis in Dorset in 1821. You can see it on display in the Enlightenment Gallery (Room 1), on loan from the +Natural History Museum http://ow.ly/Ne4xt
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She was a great fossil hunter.
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Make your own mask inspired by #‎IndigenousAustralia‬ at our free half-term events this week! http://ow.ly/NuaaB
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These amazing Torres Strait Islander masks were worn during ceremonies. Find out more on +Tumblr  #IndigenousAustralia  http://ow.ly/NtOUS
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This Thursday join us for our first ever ‪#‎Periscope‬: a live tour of our ‪#‎DefiningBeauty‬ exhibition with Dan Snow! http://ow.ly/Nr9av
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Kids can design mosaic masks inspired by the Aztecs in a free #‎SamsungCentre‬ digital workshop this weekend http://ow.ly/NixH3

See the full programme of events: http://ow.ly/Niz18
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American Impressionist artist Mary Cassatt was born #onthisday‬ in 1844. Here's one of her prints from 1891 http://ow.ly/MWtY5
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Born ‪#‎onthisday‬ in 1859: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Here’s his application to study at the Reading Room http://ow.ly/Ne5Ng
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Albrecht Dürer was born #onthisday‬ in 1471. Here’s a selection of his wonderful works http://ow.ly/Ne15b
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Discover over two million years of human history and culture. Some of the world-famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies.
 
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