Exhibit at The Field Museum - The Greeks Agamemnon to Alexander the Great
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5,000 years of Ancient Greek history comes to life this spring with a special exhibition at Chicago’s Field Museum. The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great showcases over 500 different remarkable artifacts, artworks and priceless treasures, telling the story of ancient Greece through a variety of exhibits and displays. See stunning Cycladic figurines, marble reliefs, painted ceramics, and lifelike sculptures on display. View the highlight of the exhibit – a gold funerary mask rumored to be that of Agamemnon, a legendary Trojan War hero and king of Mycenae. Uncover epic tales recounting the adventures of ancient Greek heroes and mythological creatures. Learn about Mycenean rulers, warriors and princesses. Discover the classical champions and athletes of Sparta and Athens and discover how Greek culture shaped a unique society that continues to influence modern Western democracy, art, science, sports, and medicine.
After your visit to the Greeks, be sure to explore the Field Museum’s award-winning exhibits, including the Hall of Jades, Inside Ancient Egypt and the Hall of Gems. And don’t forget to visit the museum’s most famous resident – Sue – the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found.
The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great is on exhibition at the Field Museum now through April 10th. Tickets to the special exhibition are $25-$35 per person (depending on age) and include admission to the museum’s regular exhibits. The Field Museum is open daily from 9am-5pm, except Christmas. Visit www.fieldmuseum.org for more information.