a room, usually in the house of a wealthy and/or well-traveled
person, that is full of treasures and curiosities from faraway
a room, usually in the house of a wealthy person, where works of
art were displayed.
the sculptures from the Parthenon that were brought to England
by Lord Elgin in the late 1700s.
sculptures from the West African city of Benin that the British
seized when they attacked the city in 1897.
that attempts to provide a comprehensive view of
Museum history, and/or art history.
Benin Bronzes; Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Benin_Bronzes_%28Plaques%29.jpg Elgin Marbles East Pediment; Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Elgin_Marbles_east_pediment.jpg