the culp museum of greek antiquity
This is an ancient Mycenaean clay pitcher ageing from 1400 BC to 1350 BC. This piece of pottery shows the basic art designs of the time.
KEY FEATURE: this is the notorious necklace found at the Chief's house on Lefkandi around 950 BC. This necklace is extremely important when analyzing and understanding ancient Greek antiquity.
Dated around 550 BC, this is a classic example of a Corinthian war helmet. This piece represents the strength and stature of the Corinthian military.
This is a picture of what is left of the Temple of Apollo at Corinth. Corinth was a very important, wealthy city-state that dominated trade while controlling the only land access to the Peloponnese.
Coinage became a very key part of life after its creation. It was very common for tyrants and kings to each have their own coin print with their face on it. This coin dates back to approximately 550BC
Art began to develop and become more complex in the Classical period of Ancient Greece. This vase displays Zeus and Ganymede.
Athena, one the most notorious Greek Gods. This is a relief of the mourning Athena that was found on the Acropolis of Athens.
A representation of the complex Greek architecture.
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Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Museum of Cycladic Art
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