The Met is home to countless representations of animals, both real and imaginary, from the ancient world to the present day. This deck of cards showcases dozens of intriguing creatures-visitor favorites like “William,” the Egyptian faience hippo (ca. 1961-1878 B.C.), and lesser-known delights such as the exuberant octopus that graces a Mycenaean terracotta stirrup jar (ca. 1200-1100 B.C.)-each inviting you to take a closer look at the Museum’s celebrated holdings.
What better way to learn the language of art than with The Met, home to 5,000 years of art and artifacts? From Animals to Armor to the Arts of Asia, our decks feature a selection of the magnificent treasures housed within this world-famous museum. Available in 9 styles each deck contains 52 of The Met’s most compelling exhibits along with key trivia.
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