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The British Museum is a treasure-house with an unequalled range of collections: the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, drawings by Botticelli and Michelangelo, Assyrian reliefs, the Lewis Chessmen and the Sutton Hoo treasure are all here. Treasures of the British Museum delights the reader with the stories behind these treasures. The British Museum's permanent collection has over 8 million works and documents human history and culture from its beginnings to the present. The British Museum was established in 1753,  based on the collections of the physician  Sir Hans Sloane. 
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