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British Museum Trustees

Overview
Works: 629 works in 933 publications in 1 language and 17,996 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Catalogs  Catalogs and collections 
Roles: Publisher, Other, Editor, Distributor, cop
Classifications: N5350, 709.32
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by British Museum
The British Museum quarterly by British Museum( )

in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures from Korea : art through 5000 years( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lindow man : the body in the bog by I. M Stead( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German Renaissance prints 1490-1550 by Giulia Bartrum( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betr. u.a. Hans Holbein d.J., Urs Graf
Treasures of the British Museum by Marjorie Caygill( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The treasures include the Rosetta Stone, the Sutton Hoo ship burial, the Elgin Marbles, the Isle of Lewis chessmen, the Portland Vase, the Aztec turquoise mosaics, relics of the royal cemetary at Ur and the bronze Bodhisattva Tara
The art of ancient Egypt by Gay Robins( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the awesome grandeur of the great pyramids to the delicacy of a face etched on an amulet, the power of the art of ancient Egypt persists to this day. This beautifully illustrated book conducts us through the splendors of this world, great and small, and into the mysteries of its fascination in its day as well as in our own. What did art, and the architecture that housed it, mean to the ancient Egyptians? Why did they invest such vast wealth and effort in its production? These are the puzzles Gay Robins explores as she examines the objects of Egyptian art - the tombs and wall paintings, the sculpture and stelae, the coffins, funerary papyri, and amulets - from its first flowering in the Early Dynastic period to its final resurgence in the time of the Ptolemies
Five thousand years of glass by Hugh Tait( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shadow of the guillotine : Britain and the French Revolution by David Bindman( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese pottery and porcelain : from prehistory to the present by S. J Vainker( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese ornament : the lotus and the dragon by Jessica Rawson( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek and Roman architecture by R. A Tomlinson( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology in Britain since 1945 : new directions( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorials to the Roman dead by Susan Walker( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic jewelry by John Mack( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven thousand years of jewellery by Hugh Tait( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht in woord en beeld van de juwelencollectie van het British Museum
Images of the Greek theatre by J. R Green( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Greek theatre as represented in painted pottery, terracotta figures, sculpture, mosaics ans gems - How it was seen by audiences of the fourth and fifth centuries
Islamic art & design, 1500-1700 by J. M Rogers( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient Olympic games by Judith Swaddling( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this revised and enlarged edition of her indispensable guide to the ancient Games, Judith Swaddling traces their mythological and religious origins, and describes the events, the sacred ceremony and the celebrations that were an essential part of the Olympic festival. A large, detailed model based on modern research and excavation reconstructs the site of ancient Olympia, where alongside religious and civic buildings there grew an elaborate sports complex with a stadium for 40,000 spectators, indoor and outdoor training facilities, hot and cold baths, a swimming pool and a race-course. Later chapters cover the diet and medical treatment of athletes, sponsorship, patronage, propaganda and revivals of the Games. The last additional chapter on the modern Games is written in collaboration with Stewart Binns, an expert in this field who has worked closely with the International Olympic Committee over many years."--BOOK JACKET
Czechoslovak prints from 1900 to 1970 by Irena Goldscheider( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discoveries among the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon : with travels in Armenia, Kurdistan, and the desert : being the result of a second expedition undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum by Austen Henry Layard( Book )

7 editions published between 1853 and 1871 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Greek and Roman architecture
Alternative Names
Trustees of the British Museum.

Languages
English (81)

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Five thousand years of glassGreek and Roman architectureEthnic jewelrySeven thousand years of jewelleryImages of the Greek theatreThe ancient Olympic games