The Glyptotek tells the tale of 10, 000 different objects. Here, from sarcophagi to sculptures, the weight of history hangs at every turn. A statue of Pompey looks on with ill-disguised conceit, thrilled that his rival Julius Caesar was stabbed to death at his feet; nearby, fellow Roman emperor Caligula still appears disheartened that his statue was thrown into the Tiber by his citizens; elsewhere, a hundred disembodied heads goggle like onlookers in Elysium. Visitors can, in fact, visit the This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Two Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 46 Puff Piece On inflatable art. Arts & Culture Issue 44 Hannah Traore The art world's next big thing is a gallerist. Arts & Culture Issue 43 The Sellout On the moral maze of art and money. Arts & Culture Issue 43 Stone Cold A history of spite architecture. Arts & Culture Issue 42 Dream House The rise of renderporn. Arts & Culture Issue 40 Olalekan Jeyifous On fantastical architecture and sci-fi Brooklyn.