13 October 2010 by Lisa
Our 150th birthday weekend is drawing closer… here is our World Museum fact for the day in our daily countdown to all the celebrations:
Did you know… that in 1867 a large number of collection items were handed over to the museum by the collector Joseph Mayer. This haul of treasures included the ‘Kingston Brooch’ which dates back to Anglo-Saxon times. This item is currently on display in the Ancient World area of the museum.
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