Andrews Gallery: Archaeology

andrews_460x290On the second floor, the Andrews Gallery is dedicated to world archaeology. Displays change frequently and highlight the breadth of the Museum’s collection.

Highlights include:
• Important finds discovered by Louis Leakey in the Olduvai Gorge, East Africa, including the oldest known human tools
• Objects from ancient Egypt, India, China, Europe and the Middle East
• An aerial view of the Maudslay gallery below

Red-deer frontlet from Star Carr, Yorkshire: probably used as a headdress, this deer skull dates from the Mesolithic era

Red-deer frontlet from Star Carr, North Yorkshire: probably used as a headdress, this deer skull dates from the Mesolithic era.

View the Andrews Gallery in 360º.

Press play. Drag over the image to view the virtual 3d gallery. Viewing full screen recommended.

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