BookIn 1944, Glasgow received one of the greatest gifts ever made to any city in the world: a collection of over 6,000 artworks of many types spanning centuries and civilisations. The benefactors were Glasgow-born shipping magnate Sir William Burrell and Constance, Lady Burrell. Burrell’s success in business allowed him to...
Bellamy, Martin ; MacDonald, Isobel
OtherThe transfer of wall paintings from their original locations has been practised since antiquity. Many art collections contain wall paintings which were historically detached and rebacked. Such transfer is now rarely undertaken, and only under very specific circumstances. This extensive article is specifically concerned with the transfer of ancient Egyptian...
BookCatalogue accompanying the exhibition Exploring the ancient lives at the Queensland Museum, Australia, held from 16 March 2018 to 26 August 2018. Featuring more than 200 artefacts from the world famous Egyptian collections of the British Museum, the exhibition and book provided an insight into the life and death of...
Antoine, Daniel ; Vandenbeusch, Marie
Book chapterAncient Egyptians always had an intense and complex relationship with animals in daily life as well as in religion. Despite the fact that research on this relationship has been a topic of study, gaps in our knowledge still remain. In a volume with over 30 contributions that explore Human-Animal relationships...
Anderson, Julie ; Antoine, Daniel
Book chapterParticulate air pollution—smoke, chemicals, pollens, molds, animal waste, sand, and other particles—is a serious health issue today, causing irritation and inflammation of the respiratory tract, directly resulting in respiratory conditions such as maxillary sinusitis and increased susceptibility to infectious diseases. This chapter explores bony changes within the maxillary sinuses and...
Davies-Barrett, Anna M. ; Antonie, Daniel ; Roberts, Charlotte
BookThe British Museum holds approximately 6,000 human remains, the majority of which were recovered in the past century. Regarding the Dead addresses the British Museum’s approach to the ethical issues surrounding the inclusion of human remains in the Museum’s collection and presents solutions to the dilemmas relating to their curation,...
Fletcher, Alexandra ; Antoine, Daniel ; Hill, J.D.
BookIn recent years, British Museum curators have collaborated with scientists and medical experts to explore non-invasive imaging techniques and other scientific approaches to further study Egyptian mummies. Piecing together key biographical data and information, it has been possible for the first time to discover more about who these people were...
Taylor, John H. ; Antoine, Daniel
On the Antiquity of Cancer: Evidence for Metastatic Carcinoma in a Young Man from Ancient Nubia (c. 1200BC)Cancer, one of the world's leading causes of death today, remains almost absent relative to other pathological conditions, in the archaeological record, giving rise to the conclusion that the disease is mainly a product of modern living and increased longevity. This paper presents a male, young-adult individual from the archaeological...
Binder, Michaela ; Roberts, Charlotte ; Spencer, Neal ; Antoine, Daniel ; Cartwright, Caroline
Journal articleArticle revealing how a full-body virtual autopsy of an ancient Egyptian mummy showed museum visitors he was likely murdered.
Ynnerman, Anders ; Rydell, Thomas ; Antoine, Daniel ; Hughes, David ; Persson, Anders …