The “Kore with Almond Eyes”. Petite and expressive, with features accentuated in colourful paint: she is one of the finest Korai of the Acropolis. Around 500 BC (Acr. 674).

Women at the Acropolis Museum

Saturday, 7 March, 2015

A stroll among the appealing and distinctive female figures of the Acropolis Museum. Visitors will discuss the position of women in ancient Athens, their relation to worship, their various representations in the art of the area, and the significance that the goddesses and heroines of the Acropolis held for the Athenians, with the Museum’s Archaeologist-Hosts.

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

Useful Information

Greek: Saturday 7 March 2015, at 1 a.m.
English: Saturday talks can also be given in English, upon email request (learningattheacropolismuseum [dot] gr)
Duration: 50 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