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"First it bowled me over. . ."

". . .with the beauty of its objects: ice-skates and obsidian mirrors, ivory bows and chased armour, basketwork sieves and cactus-wood graters".

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Image: PittRivers Museum

Oxford's High-Victorian Pitt Rivers museum has been restored.

Each exhibit, in this Noah's Ark of all the Earth's artefacts, is a wormhole out of the museum and into the lives of the culture that made it. . .

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