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Reading Museum Service has collections that span wide areas of history, archaeology, art and the natural world. The Album provides an opportunity to view some of the diverse items preserved by the museum and to obtain information on themes relating to the collections and the local environment and history. This is a growing area of the site and new objects and themes will be added often, so please check back regularly.

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Apis Bull Statuette

Find out about this beautiful bronze ancient Egyptian statue of an Apis Bull.

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Ancient Greek Vessel

Is this ancient Greek vessel really a drinking cup known as a kylix? Discover the answer here.

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Ancient Egyptian Stele

Learn more about this ancient Egyptian stele fragment and discover the message hidden in the hieroglyphs.

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Alan Caiger-Smith

The Museum has a wide variety of Alan's colourful lustreware from a career spanning 50 years as a potter in London and the local Aldermaston Pottery.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson by Rejlander

Find out about the museum's important photograph of Tennyson and his family taken by photography pioneer Oscar Rejlander.

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Abolition of Slavery

Find out about Britain's links to the slave trade and the abolition movement.

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Apartheid Protest March, 1964

Find out why a group of students took to the streets of Reading in 1964.

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African thumb piano

Discover how a Huntley & Palmers biscuit tin was recycled to make music in Africa!

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Air Raid, February 1943

Find out about Reading's worst tragedy of World War II and the town's contribution to the war effort

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