The eastern half of Chambers Street showing the Edinburgh Museum of Art and Science
Axehead made of jadeitite, a rare stone prized during the Neolithic period.
Silver treasure from Traprain Law, East Lothian, buried in Roman times and uncovered in 1919 (detail).
The Duke of Hamilton’s sumptuous tazza, a shallow dish on a stemmed foot (detail)
Embroidery of metal vine leaves and glass droplets on evening jacket designed by Elsa Schiaparelli (detail).
Beetles from the Dufresne collection, once owned by the French Empress Josephine.
Lanarkite from the Lowther Hills in the Southern Uplands, a treasure house of metals and minerals.
Freddy, the first robot to combine a ‘seeing’ eye with a tactile gripper.
The i-Limb, the first commercially available prosthetic hand, and the world’s first bionic arm, both developed in Edinburgh (detail).
Ball-headed club made by the indigenous people of Northeastern America in the early to mid-19th century.
Wood carving from Sierra Leone, early 19th century, conveying ideals of female identity at the time.
The Grand Gallery in the National Museum of Scotland.
20 Apr 2017
Auditorium, Level 1. Entry via Lothian Street.
£6, £5 Members and concessions
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