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Classical Studies: Antiquities Museum in the Walsh Family Library

The study of the languages, literature, philosophy, history, art, and culture of the ancient Mediterranean world (Bronze Age ca. BC 3000 – Late Antiquity ca. AD 300–600); especially Greece and Rome during Classical Antiquity (ca. BC 600 – AD 600).

Catalog of the Fordham Antiquities Collection

Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art

The Walsh Family Library on the Rose Hill Campus is the home of the Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art.  The antiquities museum occupies 4,000 square feet of space on the main floor of the Library.  It features more than 260 antiquities dating from the 10th century B.C. through the 3rd century A.D. The collection spans several periods, Mycenaean, Villanovan, Classical Greece, Geometrical, Archaic Roman, Imperial Roman, Republican, Etruscan, South Italian. 

This collection is the largest gift of art in Fordham’s history.  It was donated by alumnus William D. Walsh and his wife Jane.

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