Aboriginal art at the Vatican

The world associates the treasures of the Vatican with the works of Michelangelo, Botticelli and Leonardo Da Vinci but not with Australian Aboriginal material. Who would have thought that amongst the treasures lying in the vaults of the Vatican, are objects of Aboriginal material culture? It is this discovery that caused the oldest museum in the world to form a partnership with one of the world's youngest museums, the National Museum of Australia, in 2010.

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