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21 ODD AND UNUSUAL MUSEUM EXHIBITS THAT MAY SURPRISE YOU

Wig made of human hair (circa 1543–1292 BC)

A megalodon tooth stuck in a whale vertebrae

The flag of the Spanish warship San Ildenfonso, which fought against the British fleet led by Nelson at the battle of Trafalgar (1805)

A human skeleton riding a horse skeleton

A centaur skeleton displayed at a wildlife museum

An Ancient Roman trephine — a hole saw used in surgery to cut out a circle of tissue or bone.

This collection of broken off statue noses and ears

One of the oldest diving suits (18th century)

Antique multipurpose tool from Nuremberg (16th century)

Foldable portable globe (1852)

Salt-cellar in the form of a hexahedral architectural construction, France (1550-1570)

Tutankhamun’s sandals

A wine vessel in the shape of a Rhino from the Han Dynasty, China (approximately 3rd −1st centuries B.C.)

The oldest known Monopoly board (1930)

1700-year-old wool tunic found in a melting glacier in south Norway

Someone at this museum has a sense of humor.

“Devil’s Work” ball with 14 movable balls made of one piece of ivory, Qing Dynasty (19th century)

Helmet in the form of a sea conch shell (1618)

The oldest known globe to depict the Americas made on the lower halves of 2 ostrich eggs (1504)

Blue Whale skeleton in the Natural History Museum in London

400-year-old silk dress with a floral design recovered from a shipwreck in the Netherlands

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