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Gallery of antiquities at the Staten Island Museum
Opening the Treasure Box. Amessé Photography.

Presenting art objects spanning 5,000 years of artistic endeavor gathered from five continents: Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America.

Countries represented include Germany, Greece, India, Japan, Liberia, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, and the United States. The oldest piece is an Egyptian funerary statuette of a striding man, dating from 2,000 BCE.

Acknowlegements

This exhibition is supported in part by The Staten Island Foundation, Richmond County Savings Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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