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Money in many shapes and sizes

Anthropologists’ Money Bag showcases currencies from across cultures and historical periods

By Catherine Lin  /  Contributing reporter

Nevertheless, the exhibition succeeds at creatively bringing a scholarly topic to life in an easily digestible manner. The wide range of cultures it manages to pack into such a limited amount of space is admirable, and the questions it raises are certainly worth contemplating. Jumping from 19th century western Africa to present-day Greece and back again, Anthropologists’ Money Bag criss-crosses the globe to offer a well-organized and insightful — if brief — look at an everyday and ubiquitous object.

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