Parapet panel. Nike unbinding her sandal (“Sandalizomene”). (Acr. 973)

The Temple of Athena Nike: A jewel at the entrance to the Acropolis

Saturday, 25 October, 2014

The Temple of Athena Nike, an introduction to the sanctuary of Athena on the Acropolis, is the inaugural subject of the Museum’s alternating talks for the 2014-2015 period. Visitors will have the opportunity to discuss the history of the cult of Athena Nike and the sources that testify to it, the distinctive architecture of its classical temple, the temple’s unique decoration and its meaning, and the later history of this part of the Acropolis, with the Museum’s Archaeologist-Hosts. The presentation will be enhanced by the use of models and digital tablets.

The gallery talk 'The Temple of Athena Nike: A jewel at the entrance to the Acropolis' is part of the program Alternating Gallery Talks of the Acropolis Museum.

Useful Information

Greek: Saturday 25 October 2014, at 1 a.m.
English: Saturday talks can also be given in English, upon email request (learningattheacropolismuseum [dot] gr)
Duration: 40 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