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Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
This volume provides a view of the treasures contained within New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. The reader can explore Ancient Egypt through the half-acre Temple of Dendur and a diminutive cat coffin, tour the Greek and Roman galleries and see the famous Euphronios Krater and, in the wing devoted to Africa, Oceania and the Americas view two masks - one carved in ivory ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 1st 1998 by Bulfinch Press
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded on April 13, 1870, "to be located in the City of New York, for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in said city a Museum and library of art, of encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts, and the application of arts to manufacture and practical life, of advancing the general knowledge of kindred subjects, and, to that end, of furnishing ...moreMore about The Metropolitan Museum of Art...