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MEG Newsletter

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MEG Members receive a regular newsletter, delivered directly to their registered email address. These newsletters are also available to view online via the links below. Newsletters prior to 2010 are also available here in pdf format.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • To celebrate the opening of the Asante Goldweights small display the V&A Academy presents ASANTE 1874: Symbols, Proverbs and Gold on Friday 15 November with an opening address by Ghana’s High Commissioner His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah. THE ANTELOPE BRASS WEIGHTThe above brass weight is in the form of an antelope with extended horns. Antelopes were important animals to the Asante. Traditionally, they...

  • Mat weaving on the island of Manono, Western Samoa; © British Museum  Today on the blog we have more information about the interesting and important Endangered Material Knowledge Programme.  Thanks to Nik Petek-Sargeant for writing it for us. In 2018 the British Museum launched a major grant programme that supports ethnographic research into knowledge associated with objects and the built environment. Named the Endangered Material...

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