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The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

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The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

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Agamemnon to Alexander the Great: A stunning exhibition celebrating 5,000 years of Greek culture. Opens June 1.

About the Exhibition

This summer, National Geographic will bring an extraordinary cultural experience to Washington, D.C. THE GREEKS: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great is an exceptional journey through 5,000 years of Greek history and culture. This exhibition features more than 500 priceless treasures—many of which have never been on display outside of Greece. Washington, D.C. is the only east coast museum to host the exhibit. We expect to draw visitors from New York to Richmond for this exhibition, as it is the largest and most comprehensive survey of Greek culture in a generation.

Featuring collections from 22 national museums in Greece, THE GREEKS tells the unique story of one of the world’s greatest ancient civilizations. Visitors will encounter the early origins of Greek writing and art from the Cycladic and Minoan cultures of the Aegean, meet the Mycenaean rulers and priestesses, the warriors of Sparta, the heroes, athletes and philosophers of Classical Greece and Alexander, the king that would spread Greek culture throughout the world—giving rise to civilization as we know it. The exhibition explores pivotal moments that led to the birth of Western democracy, modern art, science, medicine, theater and sports.

Location: National Geographic Museum
1145 17th Street NW
Washington, D.C., US 20036
Telephone: +1 202 857 7700
Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Farragut North or Farragut West Metro

Source: Alexander’s Grave.com

Katerina Batsiola

KaterinaBatsiola is the founder of majesticgreece.com As a web designer, she has evolved many of her personal hobbies and interests into useful websites. She has a passion for Greece, nature, culture and passing on the values that can help develop great personalities with high moral values, integrity and wisdom.

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  1. Kemkem July 4, 2016

    This looks like it would be an amazing event to attend. I love history. I would love to see the warriors of Sparta especially. Thanks for sharing. Wish l could attend. 🙂


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