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1984 Miners' Strike Symbol of support

Italian bag of sugar representing friendship and solidarity Read More

Anglo Saxon Sword Pommel

Golden jewelled object from the 7th Century Read More
Australian Aborigine glass spearhead

Australian Aboriginal Glass Spearheads

Tool made by chipping fragments from discarded glass Read More
Detail of an Iron-age Scabbard from around 70AD

Celtic Weapons Store

Iron age swords, scabbards and spearheads Read More
Refugee doll

German Refugee's Doll

One lady's special reminder of her childhood before WWII Read More
Gazelle Axe

Indian Gazelle Head Axe

19th Century Indian axe, beautifully cast with a gazelle head Read More
Japanese Samurai Armour

Japanese Samurai Armour

Protective suit to scare off the enemy Read More
Maori War Canoe

Maori War Canoe

Model of a traditional Pacific Island vessel, or Waka Taua Read More
Massim war shield

Massim War Shield

Shield from Papua New Guinea made before 1900 Read More
Neolithic axe

Neolithic Axe

Axe made from a type of stone called Jadeite Read More
Herbert Stewart's diary

Russian Revolution Diary

Diary of a tutor to the Tzar of Russia's nephews Read More
Seagull heart with pins sticking in it

Seagull Heart with Pins

A charm thought to ward off evil witches' spells Read More
Sharks tooth sword

Sharks Tooth Sword

A weapon known made from coconut palm and sharks teeth Read More
Knife with Sioux sheath

Sioux Indian Knife

A sheath made in North America by Sioux Indians Read More
Sioux Warrior shirt

Sioux Warrior Shirt

Painted figures show victories over the wearer's enemies Read More
Sudanese sword

Sudanese Sword

A bloody story of Victorian Britain and an Islamic uprising Read More
The Grimston Sword

The Grimston Sword

A Celtic iron age sword used in battle Read More
Yinka Shonibare's The Wanderer is his interpretation of an horrific slave ship voyage

The Wanderer

Contemporary artist Yinka Shonibare's response to a slaveship tragedy Read More
West African Horse Headdress

West African Horse Headdress

African and Arabic cultures meet in Northern Nigeria Read More
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