This deck of premium quality Playing Cards contains 52 of the Met’s most compelling Animals exhibits.
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 creaturesâ€”visitor favorites like â€œWilliam,â€� the Egyptian faience hippo (ca. 1961â€“1878 B.C.), and lesser-known delights such as the exuberant octopus that graces a Mycenaean terracotta stirrup jar (ca. 1200â€“1100 B.C.â€”each inviting you to take a closer look at the Museumâ€™s celebrated holdings.