To celebrate the opening of our new World Gallery we're using our Twitter to take you "Around the World in 80 objects".
We'll take you over mountains, deserts, and oceans, as we plot a course that shows the global span of our Anthropology collection.
Having started right here in England, so far we've moved south through Europe and will soon be crossing to Africa. From there we'll sweep across Asia, go island-hopping through Oceania, and traverse the Americas, before swinging back around to Lewisham via the Arctic.
So join us as we follow in the footsteps of Phileas Fogg and celebrate human creativity, imagination, and adaptability around the world.
For now, enjoy our recap of our journey over the past six days.
Day One - Great Exhibition Fan
Our journey began here in London, with this fan made in 1851 to celebrate the opening of the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park. The Great Exhibition was the first of a series of world fairs popular in the 19th century that inspired great minds including Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens.
Day Two - Napoleon's Pipe
A short hop over the English Chanel brought us to France to inspect a beautifully ornate pipe made of porcelain, silver, and amber that is said to have been smoked by Napoleon Bonaparte himself.
Day Three - Tree of Jesse
Crossing into the Alps of Switzerland, we shared this stunning carved ivory plaque depicting the Tree of Jesse.
Day Four - Snuff Box
Taking inspiration from the Grand Tour's of the past we moved down through Italy, inspecting this 19th century snuff box displaying some of Italy's most famous sights.
Day Five - Presepe
Presepi are a regular sight in Southern Italy at Christmastime. Presepi depict nativity scenes in miniature and often include humourous and ribald figures too, our Presepe includes some familiar faces.
Day Six - Mamuthones Costume
On to Sardinia, to inspect this Mamuthones costume. The Carnival of the Mamuthones dates back thousands of years and you can find out more in our new World Gallery.