Museum of Anthropology

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The Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver Canada is situated at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver West.

Massive totem poles, carved boxes, bowls, and feast dishes are featured in the Museum's Great Hall.

Totem Poles
British Columbia Totem Poles

Some 535,000 ethnographic and archaeological objects are housed in the museum, many of which originate from the Northwest Coast of British Columbia.

The Museum of Anthropology's collection includes contemporary and traditional arts.

Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver
Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver

Items in the collection originate from all continents, including significant works from East and South Asia, the South Pacific, the Americas, Africa, and Europe.

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