A. Duch Giménez

Mar 3, 2021

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A hundred stories, each told differently — Rachael Minott and the British Museum: a Taino ritual seat

Today I’d like to talk about a really interesting current project: 100 stories of 100 worlds in 1 Object. This project is a response to an earlier BBC radio show made by the British Museum, called A History of the World in 100 Objects. In it, the then Director of the British Museum Neil MacGregor described a hundred objects from the collection, from the Moʻai from Easter Island to a medieval Hebrew astrolabe. Altogether, A History of the World used the whole range offered by the…