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British Museum would be 'honoured and delighted' to display Bayeux Tapestry after President Macron agrees loan

Historic embroidery to leave France for first time since the 11th century

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Museums

British Museum to move storage to Reading

New research facility will provide new home for many of the two million artefacts currently at Blythe House

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Exhibitions

British Museum sends treasures to Mumbai for grand exhibition of Indian history

Encyclopaedic show was inspired by former director Neil MacGregor's A History of the World in 100 Objects

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the British Museum's Lion Man to Matisse's studio studies at the Royal Academy

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Prehistoric Lion Man points towards earliest notions of religion in new British Museum show

Earliest surviving figurative sculpture, carved from mammoth tusk, is among 160 objects in Living with Gods

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British Museum ends loan deal with Abu Dhabi

Construction delays to the Zayed National Museum are behind the move

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Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria

Pledge by European museums to set up “permanent display” of rotating loans in Benin City could pave way for restitution

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Frieze 2017

From Siberia with love

The mysterious Scythians—tattoos and all—are brought to life in show at the British Museum

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Rodin

Rodin’s love of the Parthenon sculptures revealed

The British Museum show will examine the French artist’s obsession with its most famous exhibits

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Scythians

Elusive Scythians brought to life through show of archaeological discoveries

British Museum exhibition organised with Hermitage traces history of a culture with no written records