Essays Tagged: "British Museum"

Paper on The History of the Stringed Instrument to 1800

ute type instrument shown on a Terre-cotta plaque from Babylon dates to 1250 B.C. and is now in the British Museum. The earliest occurrence of the guitar shape in a short-necked lute was in central As ...

(19 pages) 180 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Sutton Hoo ship excavation.

teen barrows had been open. Some of the barrows were damaged from tanks during the war. In 1967 the British Museum announced that excavations at Sutton Hoo would begin again. The plans when it opened ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The great sphinx.

ied in the 5th century BC. The head and face (which once had a beard, fragments of which are in the British Museum) are typical of Dynasty IV, with its headdress (heavily restored in the 1920s), uraeu ...

(4 pages) 63 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

This essay is about my visit to Walters Museum and a description of the pieces Ankhen-sekmet Entertained by a Harpist (Egyptian Civ.) and Relief with Winged Genius (Assyrian Civ.)

lness I expected from this encounter turned out not to be, as the Eternal Egypt collection from the British Museum was in town, and the museum was crowded with people. After paying the required fees, ... ing unique and special.I reached the end of the collection, and there was nothing....nothing in the British Museum collection that I thought was worth writing about. In utter abjection, I meandered on ...

(6 pages) 152 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Where does greek art stolen from greece and kept in a british museum belong.

. It was built by the Athenians in honor of their guardian goddess Athena. Two hundred years ago, a British aristocrat, visited this structure in hopes of catching a glimpse of its magnanimity but fou ... n an attempt to "rescue" (movie) these priceless works from the apparent neglect of the Greeks, the British lord bought some of the sculptures and transported them back to England with him. Since then ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Price of Success in Rodriguez's "The Achievement of Desire"

ndition of a mediocre Spanish immigrant to that of a bright student who has left his barrio for the British Museum.Through reminiscing, Rodriguez depicts the story of his education as a gradual discon ...

(8 pages) 158 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Discovery of Lindow Man

body must be fairly old as it was buried under 2.5 m of peat, so the remains were taken to London's British Museum for an autopsy.The autopsy revealed the body to be over 2000 years old, and great anx ...

(7 pages) 34 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Richard Rodriguez: Hunger for Memory

ed about throughout the book. In chapter two, "Achievement for Desire", he explains that " the British Museum for weeks I read, speed-read, books by modern educational theorists, only to find inf ...

(4 pages) 75 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Egypt And Aegean Report

ainted around 1400 BC during the New Kingdom in Ancient Egypt. Today you can view this piece in the British Museum, in London. Around the same time we find Toreador Fresco, from the Minoan civilizatio ... ainted around 1400 BC during the New Kingdom in Ancient Egypt. Today you can view this piece in the British Museum, in London. Around the same time we find Toreador Fresco, from the Minoan civilizatio ...

(12 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


rpretation. Examples : 'He MAY HAVE ARRIVED at six' 'He CAN HAVE GONE by then' 'He'LL HAVE SEEN the British Museum' 'He MUST HAVE LEFT the town' The subclassification of the modals could thus be prese ...

(4 pages) 2410 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ex.html Parthenon MarblesRead a history of these three sets of marble sculptures, now housed at the British Museum and consisting of metopes, frieze, and pediments. Gr ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

In The 19th Century Which Style Best Represented B

is so lavish.Other buildings built in this period did seem to tend to be neo classical such as the British museum. The front of the museum is almost identical to the temple of Concorde, Agrigento, Si ... arge private town houses followed this style of building. Sir Robert Smirk (1780-1867) designed the British Museum south front, completed in 1847, which is clearly a fine example of neo-classical arch ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

History Of Computer

that elite, they had the use of history's first digital computer, the abacus. A clay tablet in the British Museum dated 2300-1600 B.C. and coming from Senkereh, in Babylonia, contains the squares of ... ing era of mathematics that lasted until around 1200 A.D. and led to major advancements in Algebra. British also computed with an exchequer table. name Exchequer comes from that board. The board was r ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

How The Parthenon Lost Its Marbles

n ruins it stands as one of the biggest controversies in the art world. The conflict is between the British Museum and the Greek government. The Greek government has been campaigning against the Briti ... y. Also, the Greek campaign is a step toward returning art to other countries and families that the British Museum has illegally obtained. The British Government has become something of a “playgr ...

(11 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ancient Civilizations Along the Rivers: Assyrian and Indus Valley

, and the Indus Valley civilization. Mesopotamia stands for the "land between rivers" in Greek (The British Museum). The Indus Valley Civilization also existed about the same time period and flourishe ..."Geography". The British Museum. 31 December 2008 .KRISHNAN, K., I.C. FREESTONE, and A. P. MIDDLETON. "THE TECHNOLOGY ...

(3 pages) 53 1 4.8 Jan/2009

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Shelley Critical Appreciation

ires they build, however mighty in their own time.The 'Younger Memnon' statue of Ramesses II in the British Museum thought to have inspired the poemOzymandias was another name for Ramesses the Great, ... o have been inspired by the arrival in London of a colossal statue of Ramesses II, acquired for the British Museum by the Italian adventurer Giovanni Belzoni in 1816.[6] Rodenbeck and Chaney, however, ...

(3 pages) 3766 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethics In Archaeology Question: To What Extent Are Ethical Issues and Conservation Important in The Study of Archaeology?

ding the Elgin Marbles ever since they were taken from the Acropolis in 1801. They were kept in the British Museum and the Greeks were demanding them to be returned to Athens, their country of origin. ... :// ...

(8 pages) 60 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The History and Evolvement of the Employment of the British Chinese

f London, especially the most bustling part of the highly multicultural city, apart from the native British citizens, perhaps the most race you would see is the Chinese. The UK, indeed, sometimes joki ... ly, which is largely represented in terms of their jobs.The first Chinese that ever recorded in the British history is Michael Shen Fu-Tsung, a Catholic, who had stayed in England from 1685 to 1688 an ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

addidas case study

ootwear and clothing by Adidas has been seen on athletes at every Olympic Games since. In fact, all British medal-winning athletes at the last 8 Olympic Games wore Adidas products.There are countless ... s. Market research undertaken by Adidas showed the youth audience wanted something 'untraditionally British'. Designer Stella McCartney fulfilled this brief with her deconstructed union flag design.Pr ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers