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British Museum Trustees

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Works: 749 works in 1,189 publications in 1 language and 19,911 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Periodicals  History  Biography  Catalogs  Catalogs and collections 
Roles: Publisher, Other, Editor, Distributor
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Most widely held works by British Museum
The British Museum quarterly by British Museum (London)( )

in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures from Korea : art through 5000 years by Treasures from Korea( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 566 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 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betr. u.a. Hans Holbein d.J., Urs Graf
Captain James Cook, after two hundred years : a commemorative address delivered before the Hakluyt Society by R. A Skelton( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sutton Hoo ship burial : a handbook by Rupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British museum quarterly( )

in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures of the British Museum by Marjorie Caygill( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 270 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 )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 260 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
Discoveries in 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 )

2 editions published between 1853 and 1983 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sequel to his first travelogue Nineveh and Its Remains ... Austen Henry Layard describes in this volume the second expedition he undertook to Nineveh, this time on behalf of the Trustees of the British Museum"--Jacket
The shadow of the guillotine : Britain and the French Revolution by David Bindman( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology in Britain since 1945 : new directions( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five thousand years of glass by Hugh Tait( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islamic art & design, 1500-1700 by J. M Rogers( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorials to the Roman dead by Susan Walker( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive, highly illustrated survey tells the story of the development of ceramics in China from the Neolithic period to the present day. Explaining and assessing the major roles that pottery has played in each dynasty throughout China's long history, the author also discusses its enormous impact on the ceramic industries of the rest of the world, where Chinese porcelain has been admired, imitated and collected for centuries."--BOOK JACKET
Greek and Roman architecture by R. A Tomlinson( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient Olympic games by Judith Swaddling( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 202 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."--Jacket
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
The Trustees of the British Museum

Trustees of the British museum

Trustees of the British Museum London

Languages
English (82)

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Five thousand years of glassGreek and Roman architectureThe ancient Olympic games