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# british-museum - Monday 8 July, 2019

British Museum says smuggled Iraqi and Afghan artefacts will be returned
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British Museum says smuggled Iraqi and Afghan artefacts will be returned

Jul 8th 2019, 10:06 PM 12,901 Views 25 Comments

Some of the works were discovered in 2002 after two badly made wooden crates sent from Pakistan caught the attention of British authorities at Heathrow Airport.

# british-museum - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

A museum is getting slated for saying that too many Asian names will confuse people
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A museum is getting slated for saying that too many Asian names will confuse people

Sep 13th 2017, 2:25 PM 3,751 Views 3 Comments

If people can grasp Roman and Greek variations of names, they can manage Asian ones too.

# british-museum - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Irish workers face same tipping admin fee causing protests in the UK
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Irish workers face same tipping admin fee causing protests in the UK

Aug 11th 2015, 12:21 PM 23,938 Views 31 Comments

The Tronc system allows tips to be distributed between front- and back-of-house staff.

# british-museum - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Man with metal detector finds one of Britain's largest hoard of buried treasure... hopes to buy new house
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# Lots Of Silver

Man with metal detector finds one of Britain's largest hoard of buried treasure... hopes to buy new house

Feb 10th 2015, 6:16 PM 38,515 Views 47 Comments

Paul Coleman was out with the Weekend Wanderers Detecting Club.

# british-museum - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Coroner's court 'treasure trove inquest' finds 300-year-old ring to be genuine
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Coroner's court 'treasure trove inquest' finds 300-year-old ring to be genuine

Sep 14th 2014, 8:15 AM 19,203 Views 18 Comments

It turns out the coroner’s court has duties that extend beyond dealing with corpses.

# british-museum - Sunday 5 January, 2014

1,000-year-old looted Celtic treasure discovered in British Museum storeroom
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# National Treasure

1,000-year-old looted Celtic treasure discovered in British Museum storeroom

Jan 5th 2014, 5:35 PM 27,140 Views 105 Comments

The brooch is believed to have been taken by Vikings over 1,000 years ago.

# british-museum - Friday 29 March, 2013

Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius
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# Pompeii

Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius

Mar 29th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,665 Views 4 Comments

The exhibition in the British Museum in central London seeks to shed light on the everyday lives of the people killed in Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD.