Warwickshire Museum


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.

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Remember Tuesday's quiz? It's a Palaeolithic handaxe from Bubbenhall, nearly half a million years old.

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OK, competition time. What's this? Any idea where it's from? Answer on Friday. #tweetmuseumexhibs

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Fabulous Jurassic fossil fish from our collection; from Southam.

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OK, here's the answer. It's a sand dollar - a biscuit-shaped tropical sea-urchin. Also related to starfish.

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Mystery object time: from the handling collection. I'll tell you what it is when I've reached 600 followers!

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Nearly in place and looking just like the real thing. Come and see it - Archaeology Gallery at the Market Hall.

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Preparing to hoist up the Sheldon Tapestry replica. Following conservation, the real item will be back Dec. 2012.

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So that's what it's about. A temporary replica of the Sheldon Tapestry, to be installed next week.

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A strange patterned square has appeared on my plinth. Very pretty, but what's it for? I'll investigate further...

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Another coin from the South Warwickshire Roman hoard, on display Saturday. It celebrates the conquest of Britain by Emperor Claudius in AD43.

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OK. Everyone. Quiz answer. Hornton Stone is 190 million yrs old (Jurassic) and formed as sand in a shallow sea.

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Quiz! Hornton Stone @ Shire Hall, #Warwick. How old is the stone and how did it form? I'll tweet answers Friday.

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This handsome chap is Emperor Nero (AD 54-68). This coin is the latest to be added to the South Warwickshire Hoard.

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Update on the South Warwickshire hoard of Roman coins: should be on display at the Market hall in July.

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Something nice from our geology collection. 190 million year-old Jurassic brachiopod (shellfish) from Edge Hill.

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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.

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And another! The Market Hall, Warwick. c. 1916. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk

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More from 60 Years & 60 Photos on FB. An interesting local bank note from our collection. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk

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Another photo from Sixty Years and Sixty Photos on Facebook. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk

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More from '60 years and 60 photos' on Facebook. http://on.fb.me/giFbMk . 40th anniversary of 1st lunar landing.

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