Painted clay tablet depicting a doe with her fawns. 6th cent. BC. Showcase 6, no. 177 (ΝΑ 1957 Ak 3).

Nature at the Acropolis Museum: Animals

Saturday, 6 June, 2015

At the Acropolis Museum reside some of the most beautiful ancient depictions of animals. Alongside the Archaeologist-Hosts, visitors will discover the diversity of fauna in various places in the Museum, and will have the opportunity to discuss the role of each animal, its relationship with people in antiquity, and the creation, form and significance of imaginary creatures in ancient art.

The gallery talk 'Nature at the Acropolis Museum: Animals' is part of the program Alternating Gallery Talks of the Acropolis Museum.

Useful Information

Greek: Saturday 6 June 2015, at 1 a.m.
English: Saturday talks can also be given in English, upon email request (learningattheacropolismuseum [dot] gr)
Duration: 60 minutes
Participation is limited to 30 visitors per session.
The gallery talk is free of charge. Only the general admission fee to the Museum is required.
Coupons are available everyday on a first-in first-served basis. For further details, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance.
Meeting point: Information Desk