Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes

Find out how the ancient Greeks celebrated competition and excellence in sport, politics, drama, music and warfare. See how ancient Greek competition resulted in epic achievements and innovation which influences modern society today, more than two millennia later.

Get up close to a wide range of treasures such as beautiful black and red painted vases, stunning marble and terracotta, iconic statues, bronze figurines, weapons and armour, fine gold jewellery and coins.

Witness the masterpiece of the exhibition, a two-metre-long fragment of marble frieze from one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. This impressive and impactful exhibition is an introduction to ancient Greek culture that has never before been showcased in Auckland.

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Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland
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Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes