More to explore:
British Museum - Welcome to the British Museum Particularly good for Ancient History and Asia. Webquests for students.
British Museum Exhibition - Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum Wall painting of the baker Terentius Neo and wife
Life and Death in Pompeii - Exhibition at the British Museum ( 23 March 2013) Preserved under ash, their rediscovery nearly 1,700 years later provided an unparalleled glimpse into the daily life of the Roman Empire.
Wall painting of the baker Terentius Neo and his wife from the House of Terentius Neo, Pompeii, 50 to 79AD. © Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei / Trustees of the British Museum. Will be screened Globally
Gold bracelet in the form of a coiled snake found at Pompeii. @Trustees of the British Museum
Stolen Artefacts Returned to Afghanistan by British Museum (A duck in ivory dating from the 1st century AD, one of the artefacts that British armed forces have returned to Afghan museums)
British Museum - Exhibition overview: Gives a brief summary of Moctezuma' rule and his legacy. *Click on picture to go to website*
King figure. Ife, Nigeria. Early 14th century
Treasures of Heaven, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury
Bison sculpted from mammoth ivory. Found at Zaraysk, Russia, about 20,000 years old. Zaraysk Museum of Art and History. Side view.
Andrea del Verrocchio, Head of a woman. Charcoal, heightened with lead white, c. 1475. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Gold crown, circa 0 CE, Tillya Tepe (Afghanistan), National Museum of Afghanistan (the crown is collapsible)
"I Read it in the Book of the Dead." Help the scribe Nefermaat prepare for his journey to the afterlife. An interactive web activity from the University of Chicago
Grayson Perry's The Thomb of the Unknown at the British Museum. Greatly curated, easily understandable and amusing work by the artist.
Flora Ancient Roman fresco from Pompeii. 1st Century AD, currently located at the National Archaeological Museum, Pompeii.