Contents History 1 Foundation 2 Departments 3 Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan 3.1 Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities 3.2 Department of the Middle East 3.3
Contents Department of Prints and Drawings 3.4 Department of Asia 3.5 Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas 3.6 Department of Coins and Medals 3.7 Department of Prehistory and Europe 3.8 Department of Conservation and Scientific Research 3.9
Its collections of over 75,000 objects covers the material culture of the whole Asian continent: the collection of sculpture from the Indian subcontinent, an outstanding collection of Chinese antiquities, paintings, the most comprehensive collection of Japanese pre-20th century art.
Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas
Over 350,000 objects spanning 2 million years tells the story of the history of man.
The African Galleries display 600 objects from the greatest permanent collection of African arts and culture in the world.