This unusual object is thought to have been created by an antiques dealer in the early 19th century, concocted from old and new parts. The bottom section is made from a German Renaissance sculpture depicting the prophet Jonah and a whale, with the top part added to turn it into a salt cellar.
Families can make their own fantastic digital creations inspired by objects in our free #SamsungCentre workshop this weekend
I think you have it wrong, the bottom is an angler fish, nothing to do with jonah & the whale.
The Great Shrine of Amaravati was one of the oldest, largest and most important Buddhist monuments in ancient India. This double-sided relief was once part of the shrine – now an archaeological site i..
Here’s a closer look at the Lion of Knidos for #WorldLionDay! The lion is named after the place where it used to stand, an ancient Greek city now in modern-day Turkey. A colossal statue weighing over ..
Birds and flowers feature prominently in the work of Hokusai. These sensitive and lifelike depictions are accurate enough to show the different patterning on flowers like the Mirabilis jalapa shown he..
Roger Fenton stereoscopic image: Pioneering photographer Roger Fenton died #onthisday in 1869. He served as one of the first war photographers during the Crimean War, and took photos for the Museum in..