The sea of gods, heroes and men in the ancient Greek art
The exhibition "The sea of gods, heroes and men in the ancient Greek art" ("La mer des dieux, des héros et des hommes dans l'art grec antique") constituted a journey to the sea through photographic depictions from ancient pottery. The visitor discovered a multitude of gods and heroes and extremely old myths, which are a source of inspiration for art and literature from Antiquity to modern times.
The inauguration of the exhibition took place on Wednesday 4 November 2009. At the same time, there was a lecture by Ms Aliki Samara -Kaufmann, Archaeologist and Special Collaborator in the Department of Greek, Roman and Etruscan Antiquities of the Louvre Museum, entitled "Journeys to ancient Greek ceramic: Myth and reality". The exhibition was designed and implemented with the contribution of the "Elia" association and the support by the French Institute.
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