The exhibition, curated by the director of Palazzo Madama Guido Curto with the museum’s art historians, narrates the journey of humanity during a multi-billionth story.
On display, a hundred works from the collections of Palazzo Madama and various national and national museums: paintings, sculptures, ancient pottery, ethnographic and archaeological objects, longobard and gothic goldsmiths, agnated metal and Indian miniatures, weapons and armor, ancient books, scientific and musical instruments, geographic maps, glasses, Jewish silver and textiles.
The exhibition is organised in twelve sections: prehistory, Ulysses and Enea’s mythological journeys, the Jewish diaspora, the expansion of the Roman Empire, the so-called Barbaric invasions, Islamic expansion, Crusades, Pilgrimages, Explorations, colonization, European emigration to the Americas between the 1800s and the early 1900s, contemporary migrations. Sections are arranged in chronological order, but also on the basis of geopolitical implications. As a background to each showcase, there are great geographic maps specifically designed for this exhibition by the Geographic Library.
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