THE N.P. GOULANDRIS COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GREEK ART
Athenian black-figure amphora, c. 540-530 BC.
This exhibition includes Greek artefacts from the Bronze Age (2nd millennium BC) through to the Late Roman period (4th century AD). Most important categories of Greek art are represented by significant examples - pottery, terracotta figurines, sculpture, metal and glass ware, jewellery, and a good collection of coins from the Cyclades. Through the exhibit, the visitor is offered the chance to study many aspects of Greek life through its archaeological remains, from religious beliefs and practices to eating and drinking habits and the ever-important burial customs.