Ancient Greece Museum SLF

A Cycladic bronze dagger dating form the Early Cycladic II period (2800-2300 BC.) This bronze “dagger” actually would have been affixed on some sort of shaft to be used in warfare.
A hydria depicting an episode in from the 24th book of the Iliad, when the great warrior Achilles drags Hector’s, one of the princes of Troy, corpse around the city of Troy, while Hector’s Parents, King Priam and Queen Hecuba watch.
A relief of the goddess Athena leaning on her spear, in a contemplative stance. Some have hypothesized that the artist meant her to be mourning the Athenian loses during the Persian Wars.
The hydria depicts a warrior leaving for battle. To the left of him is a winged Nike (goddess of victory) and a seated man, presumably his father. On the warrior’s right is a woman, most likely a family member, holding a jug to preform a libation before the warrior goes off to battle.
This amphora would have been given as a prize to a victor in one of the Panathenaic games which also incorporated religious festivals, sacrifices, and cultural events
This wine cup would have been used in Greek symposiums were wealthy males would drink, listen to music and poetry, and have sex. The scene depicts a male and a female having intercourse .
The sarcophagus depicts a husband and wife holding each other. The scene is envisioning the two of them together again in the afterlife.
A Greek stater: One on side is the Head of the goddess Athena and on the other is Nike, holding a wreath and stylis, and the inscription " ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ" (alexander.)
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