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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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Canopic Jar Lid

This lid would once have topped an ancient Egyptian jar containing the lungs of a deceased person. Find out more here.

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Charity Collection Box

Find out how views on disability have changed since this collecting box was last seen on Britain's streets.

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Coat of Arms

Find out why Reading has four maidens on its Coat of Arms.

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Cemetery Junction

The history of East Reading's famous junction, now also a film directed by Reading-born Ricky Gervais.

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Coral and Coral Reefs

Although Reading is 75 miles from the sea we have a collection of over 200 coral specimens from around the world, demonstrating the amazing variety of size and shape of these colonial animals.

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