Museum of Ancient Greece

This type of female figurine has been discovered on various islands in the Aegean Sea and on mainland Greece. This implies that trade routes had been established during the early Bronze Age.
This golden necklace was discovered in a grave in Skyros. It is particularly important because it indicates that social stratification existed during the Dark Ages and some trade routes may have been operating during this time period.
This drinking vessel depicts a scene of a warrior preparing to go to battle as his wife assists. This scene supports the notion that defending the polis took higher precedence than marital relationships.
This wine cup was used by Athenian aristocratic males at their symposiums. It is important because we not only begin to see women being portrayed as ****** objects, we gain insight into the activities of the elite class during the Archaic Period.
This drinking cup portrays a scene of an elderly woman drinking wine while a younger woman does follow same suit. This scene is particularly important because it highlights the strict social rules that young women had to follow in Athenian society.
This was a marble relief carved by an artist from the Cyclades. It is important because it not only depicts the new style of sculpture during the Classical Period, it serves as proof that artists from all over were interested in coming to Athens because it had become an important cultural center.
This figure depicts a young girl learning from a book during the Hellenistic Period. It clearly shows the importance of education during this period, for the artists believed that even a girl would be well suited to learn about the Greek culture.
This was a coin that circulated in Egypt. Usually the faces of coins were reserved for Gods and powerful men, but here we see a woman. This indicates that during the Hellenistic Period, high class women were beginning to garner fame as a result of their new opportunities to integrate themselves into mainstream society.
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