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The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

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Travel to the dawn of Western culture, where myth entwines with history in the world of Ancient Greece. For the first time in North America, over 500 priceless artifacts, garnered from 21 Greek museums, come together in an unparalleled chronicle of 5,000 years of Hellenic history. You will encounter men and women whose influence is as enduring as their images immortalized in marble, bronze and gold. From the golden death mask of Agamemnon to the bust of Alexander the Great from Pella, these archaeological treasures trace five millennia of kings and scholars, poets and philosophers, heroes both real and mythical. Experience the epic at the Canadian Museum of History.







Get a sneak peek of the exhibition by purchasing The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great souvenir catalogue.
Order it here or get it at the Museum Gift Shop.


Developed by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs (Athens, Greece), the Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau, Canada), The Field Museum (Chicago, USA), the National Geographic Museum (Washington, DC, USA) and Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex (Montréal, Canada), with the support of the Government of Canada.