Maudslay Hall: Anthropology

maudslayaerial460x290On the first floor, the Maudslay gallery houses the Museum’s principal Anthropology collection, displaying culturally significant art and artefacts from around the world.

Highlights include:
• the Museum’s exquisite collection of Asian sculpture
• a 26-foot-high (8-metre) intricately carved Maori flagpole, fully restored in 2008
• art and craft material from the Torres Strait Islands, off the northern coast of Australia
• unique objects from Oceania, North America and the Arctic collected on the voyages of Captain Cook


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