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Ammonite

Ammonites are extinct, squid-like molluscs that lived in a spiral shell.
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Volcanic slag

This particular collection continues to be one of the largest collections with respect to the geological composition of the Galápagos Archipelago.
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Female bowl-bearing figure

The female figure is the most common motif in Luba art.
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Cast of a horse’s cerebral arteries

Leonardo da Vinci invented this technique in order to be able to study anatomical structures, such as arteries, outside of the human body.
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Glossopteris fossil leaves

The distribution of the Glossopteris genus was a key argument in favour of the continental drift hypothesis.
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Tomb stele of Hetepe and Iki

This tomb stele comes from Abydos. This was one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Egypt.
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Wax model of a woman’s face with leprosy

His collection, that was also exhibited at fairgrounds and circuses, was intended to inform visitors about ‘risky sexual or social practices’.
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Model: age estimation of a horse

French doctor Louis Auzoux manufactured anatomical models of animals, humans and plants.
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Red–figure kylix with athlete scene

This red-figure drinking vessel portrays young athletes with a strigil (a scraper for removing sweat and dirt from the body)
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Long-spine porcupinefish

Porcupinefish can make themselves swell up by sucking in water. That makes them more difficult to grab and swallow.
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