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Ancient finds

Senior Conservator of the British Library David Jacobs displays the library's 8th century Ma'il Qu'ran, one of the earliest in existence, during a media event at the British Museum in London January 13, 2012. The manuscript will go on public display as part of the exhibition "Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam" which opens on January 26.

Ancient finds

A look at the world of the past, through ancient ruins and archaeological discoveries.