Hello, my name is Oisin (pronounced 'o-sheen'). I am an extinct Giant Irish Deer and I live in the Market Hall Museum in Warwick.
Remember Tuesday's quiz? It's a Palaeolithic handaxe from Bubbenhall, nearly half a million years old.
OK, competition time. What's this? Any idea where it's from? Answer on Friday. #tweetmuseumexhibs
Fabulous Jurassic fossil fish from our collection; from Southam.
OK, here's the answer. It's a sand dollar - a biscuit-shaped tropical sea-urchin. Also related to starfish.
Mystery object time: from the handling collection. I'll tell you what it is when I've reached 600 followers!
Nearly in place and looking just like the real thing. Come and see it - Archaeology Gallery at the Market Hall.
Preparing to hoist up the Sheldon Tapestry replica. Following conservation, the real item will be back Dec. 2012.
So that's what it's about. A temporary replica of the Sheldon Tapestry, to be installed next week.
A strange patterned square has appeared on my plinth. Very pretty, but what's it for? I'll investigate further...
Another coin from the South Warwickshire Roman hoard, on display Saturday. It celebrates the conquest of Britain by Emperor Claudius in AD43.
OK. Everyone. Quiz answer. Hornton Stone is 190 million yrs old (Jurassic) and formed as sand in a shallow sea.
Quiz! Hornton Stone @ Shire Hall, #Warwick. How old is the stone and how did it form? I'll tweet answers Friday.
This handsome chap is Emperor Nero (AD 54-68). This coin is the latest to be added to the South Warwickshire Hoard.
Update on the South Warwickshire hoard of Roman coins: should be on display at the Market hall in July.
Something nice from our geology collection. 190 million year-old Jurassic brachiopod (shellfish) from Edge Hill.
I've managed to get a sneak preview of some of the amazing coins in the South Warwickshire Roman hoard. On display at the Market Hall soon.
And another! The Market Hall, Warwick. c. 1916. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk
More from 60 Years & 60 Photos on FB. An interesting local bank note from our collection. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk
Another photo from Sixty Years and Sixty Photos on Facebook. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk
More from '60 years and 60 photos' on Facebook. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk . 40th anniversary of 1st lunar landing.
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