Museum of London receives World Record

Published on April 24th, 2012 | by Admin

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The Museum of London has received a Guinness World Record for having the largest archaeological archive in the world.

More than five million ancient artefacts lie in the vaults of the Museum of London. Records of 8,500 excavations – some from the early 19th century – take up 10 kilometres of shelving in 120,000 brown boxes full of mystery. So it’s no surprise that the judges of the Guinness World Records have officially declared it the largest archaeological archive in the world.

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Story: Culture24 | Photo: Museum of London

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