Finding Humanity

What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties…the paragon of animals—and yet…what is this quintessence of dust?

~ Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2, Lines 303-312

About This Exhibition

Come face to face with eight portraits of humanity from antiquity. Consider the themes of arrogance, beauty, colonialism gender, identity, mortality, race, and the origins of humanity; and contemplate the paradoxes found in the human condition.

Find Yourself in Antiquity

Find yourself in another culture by taking our "Selfies of Humanity" challenge. Click here to begin.

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