Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.
Log In Sign Up

British Museum News

Noah's ark was round – says British Museum curator

In a new book, Irving Finkel, curator of the British Museum's clay tablets from ancient Mesopotamia, sets out to prove that the familiar story of the biblical flood was derived from stories originating thousands of years before the bible was written.
In the Media by D.M. McGrory - 9 comments

Rough seas uncover earliest human footprints outside of Africa

Happisburgh - Human footprints have been discovered on a beach on the Norfolk coastline in England, said to be more than 800,000 years old. The footprints are the oldest discovered outside the African continent.
In the Media by Kev Hedges

Record number of visitors to British Museum in 2013

London - 2013 was a record breaking year for the British Museum in London with just over 6.7 million visitors passing through the doors.
In the Media by Mark Harradine

Photo Essay: British Museum reveals treasures of Asia Special

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury district of London, holds many treasures. On a recent visit I decided to examine some of the treasures in its section on Asia.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Alexander the Great: Cross dressing conqueror of the world

British academic Tony Spawforth has presented a paper entitled "Alexander: Cross-Dressing Conqueror of the World" based on a claim made by Alexander's contemporary Ephippus.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 3 comments

British museum hosts world's oldest portait

London - A 26,000 year-old carving, made on the ivory tusk of a woolly mammoth and representing the face of a person, will shortly be exhibited in London. This is probably the world's oldest portrait.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

What's On At The British Museum next month?

London - The British Museum may no longer be home to the British Library, but it is still a vibrant centre of education, learning and culture.
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Vandals desecrate grave of 'great man' Marx

The grave of Karl Marx has been desecrated, not for the first time. Some still regard him as a 'great man' - can they be serious?
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

Search Digital Journal Archives

Set up a news alert for

British Museum

Latest News
Top News

British Museum Image

One of the many rooms in the British Museum  full of interesting objects drawn across centuries and ...
One of the many rooms in the British Museum, full of interesting objects drawn across centuries and geography.

British Museum Blogs

No blogs found


Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014   |   powered by dell servers