Jersey Proud: Art history professor discovers mysterious artifact at Cape May Antique Center

An art history professor discovered a strange object at the Cape May Antique Center.

News 12 Staff

Oct 28, 2022, 2:43 AM

Updated 624 days ago

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An art history professor discovered a strange object at the Cape May Antique Center.
Brookdale professor Marie Maber purchased the large disc-shaped item for $100 during a visit to Cape May. Months later, she is still trying to figure out exactly what it is.
In her search, she’s brought it to scholars and experts from museums around the world.
Some have theorized that the object is from ancient Greece or Rome. However, no one knows for sure.
Whatever it is, Maber knows what she is going to do with it.
“The object doesn't belong in the United States. It does not belong in New Jersey. It does not belong in my house. It belongs in a museum in Europe somewhere and I will give it away when I find the right place for it,” she said.


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