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To celebrate ‪#‎StPiransDay‬ here’s a drawing of Cornwall by Samuel Palmer http://ow.ly/JXTAx
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Our forthcoming exhibition #IndigenousAustralia will include magnificent loans from Australia plus specially commissioned artworks. 

+National Museum of Australia will loan this masterpiece, titled Yumari http://ow.ly/JUukn
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Georges Bizet's opera Carmen premiered ‪#‎onthisday‬ in 1875. Here's sheet music to the aria Habanera http://ow.ly/JHIuy
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A rare Christian tattoo was found on this naturally mummified woman ‪#‎MummyMonday‬ ‪#‎8mummies‬ http://ow.ly/JOrff
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Discover some of the wonderful representations of horses in northern ‪#‎AfricanRockArt‬ in this new article http://ow.ly/JJW9p
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‪#‎DefiningBeauty‬ opens in one month! The exhibition brings these three sculptures together for the first time, creating new narratives http://ow.ly/IVEFp

These sculptures show the work of three of the greatest artists in ancient Greece: Phidias, Myron and Polyclitus. Discover more here: http://ow.ly/JJwcS
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Today is ‪#‎WorldBookDay‬, and we’re celebrating all things books!
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Every year 3 million people see British Museum objects across the UK! Find out more in this new video http://ow.ly/JUrza
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Baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi was born ‪#‎onthisday‬ in 1678. Here's a tribute to his Four Seasons http://ow.ly/JPpLM
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Berthe Morisot, a member of the Impressionist circle in Paris, died ‪#‎onthisday‬ in 1895. Here are two of her drawings http://ow.ly/JHIkq
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March is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. Here’s a print of him sitting on a cloud http://ow.ly/u6TdQ
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Every ‪#‎PayDay‬ we're sharing a ‪#‎MoneyFact‬!

The first coin issued with the dollar denomination was not in the USA, but in West Africa by the British Sierra Leone company in 1791 http://ow.ly/HOqrk

You can explore the history of money around the world in the Citi Money Gallery (Room 68) http://ow.ly/F2cml
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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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