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The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

20/11/2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 to Sunday, April 10, 2016

This exhibition requires a special ticket.

Take an exceptional journey through 5,000 years of Greek history and culture in The Field Museum’s latest exhibition, The Greeks—Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. Encounter Mycenaean rulers and priestesses, warriors and princesses of Archaic Greece, and heroes and athletes of Classical Athens and Sparta. This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition features more than 500 priceless treasures—many of which never have been displayed outside of Greece—from 21 Greek museums. Discover how the ancient Greeks saw themselves, their society, and their gods. Explore pivotal moments that led to the birth of Western democracy, philosophy, and theater, and learn how Greek culture continues to shape the modern arts, science, medicine, and sports.

The Greeks is co-presented in Chicago by The Field Museum and the National Hellenic Museum, and made possible by the generous contribution of The John P. Calamos Foundation and John P. Calamos, Sr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Hellenic Museum.

An exhibition developed by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports (Athens, Greece), The Field Museum (Chicago, USA), the National Geographic Museum (Washington, DC, USA), Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex (Montréal, Canada), and the Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau, Canada).

Transportation provided by PACART.

Src: fieldmuseum.org

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