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    • edo bronze tusk-stand in the form of a human head. nigeria, benin

      edo bronze tusk-stand in the form of a human head. nigeria, benin

    • a queen from the lewis chessmen. probably scandinavia, about ad 1150-1200

      a queen from the lewis chessmen. probably scandinavia, about ad 1150-1200

    • the rosetta stone. egypt, ptolemaic period, 196 bc

      the rosetta stone. egypt, ptolemaic period, 196 bc

    • double-headed serpent turquoise mosaic. ancient mexico, aztec

      aztec double-headed serpent turquoise mosaic. ancient mexico, ad 1400-1521

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    events

    constantine the great and christianity in roman britain

    friday 23 march,
    18.30 / lecture

    faiths in tune london interfaith music festival 2018

    sunday 25 march,
    10.00 / special event

    the invisible enemy should not exist: michael rakowitz and jon snow in conversation

    thursday 29 march,
    13.30 / special event

    the stonehenge tunnel debate

    friday 6 april,
    18.30 / panel discussion

    the crick crack club presents the liberty tree – robin hood and other english radicals

    sunday 8 april,
    14.30 / performance

    the orthodox church of ethiopia: a history

    thursday 12 april,
    13.30 / lecture

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