Benaki Museum Presents Cycladic Finds from the Mycenaean Age

The exhibition reveals the remarkable cultural heritage of the Mycenaeans, who were the source of inspiration for the Iliad and the Odyssey.


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The Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age

Benaki Museum
38 Pireos & Andronikou
Opening hours are Thursdays and Sundays from 10.00-18.00 and Fridays and Saturdays from 10.00-22.00.

The Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street Annex is presenting “From Homer’s World: Tinos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age,” an exhibition of finds from a Mycenaean tomb discovered at Aghia Thekla on the island of Tinos, as well as items from the islands of Naxos, Delos, Mykonos, Paros, Milos, Sifnos, Santorini and Kea. 

Inspired by Homer’s “Iliad” and “Odyssey,” the exhibition aims to showcase the elevated cultural level of the period and shed light on basic human activities, with antiquities from other important prehistoric sites in the Aegean.

Read more about the exhibition here.


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