9 Jun 2022

Largest ever ancient Greek exhibition at Auckland Museum

From Afternoons, 1:20 pm on 9 June 2022

Auckland museum is hosting an international exhibition of ancient Greeks which has travelled here from the British Museum.

The collection is the largest of its kind ever to visit New Zealand and has been carefully curated by Dr Peter Higgs who's travelled with the artefacts from Britain where he's the been part of the Greek and Roman department at the British museum since 1993.

Titled, Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes, the exhibition has also been to Spain and Australia before landing here. Dr Higgs talks to Jesse about the special collection of artefacts.

The Trustees of the British Museum

Photo: The Trustees of the British Museum