The Met 5000 Years of Awesome Objects

Thousands of The Met's most fascinating works of art brought to life with official Met photography, vibrant illustrations and authoritative descriptions

Imagine having 5,000 years of human history's most amazing artworks at your fingertips!

Go on a trip through the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art without ever leaving your home! Prepare to explore the treasures of the world's civilisations-from ancient Egyptian amulets, Mayan jewellery, and prehistoric tools-to Medieval tapestries, Renaissance suits of armour, and modern-day baseball cards. Each page brings you closer to the past as you learn about the people of different ages through the objects they left behind.

Discover hand-picked highlights of the museum's huge collection as you travel through history, one incredible object at a time. This book combines exclusive Met photography with colourful and quirky illustrations in a resource that parents can trust, with a design that kids will love.

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