From India to Iraq: Priceless artifacts that are in possession of British museum


2024/05/06 19:25:33 IST

7. Greece: 65K artifacts

    Greeces 65,000 artifacts, captured or donated to the British Museum, span the nations millennia-old civilization, showcasing iconic sculptures, pottery, and cultural artifacts.

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6. Germany: 66K artifacts

    Germanys 66,000 artifacts, acquired by the British Museum through capture or gift, reflect its rich history, from prehistoric artifacts to medieval art and relics from the Holy Roman Empire.

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5. Turkey: 74K artifacts

    Turkeys 74,000 artifacts, obtained through capture or donation, reveal its role as a crossroads of civilizations, featuring treasures from ancient Anatolia, Byzantium, and the Ottoman Empire.

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4. France: 82K artifacts

    Frances 82,000 artifacts, captured or gifted to the British Museum, represent the nations diverse historical periods and artistic styles.

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3. Egypt: 120K artifacts

    Egypts 120,000 artifacts, acquired through various means by the British Museum, offer a trove of ancient wonders, including mummies, hieroglyphics, and monumental statues.

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2. Italy: 147K artifacts

    Italys 147,000 artifacts, acquired by the British Museum through capture or gift, display the nations artistic and cultural legacy, from Roman statues to Renaissance masterpieces.

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1. Iraq: 164K artifacts

    Iraqs 164,000 artifacts, captured or gifted to the British Museum, embody the ancient Mesopotamian civilization, showcasing treasures from Babylon and Ur.

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India: 53K artifacts

    Indias 53,000 artifacts, obtained through capture or diplomatic exchange, represent its diverse cultural heritage, featuring sculptures, textiles, and artifacts from ancient civilizations like the Indus Valley and Gupta Empire.

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