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Greek Treasures from the Benaki Museum in Athens

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Published by Lund Humphries Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of art: BCE to c 500 CE, ancient & classical world,
  • European,
  • Athens,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • History - Ancient & Classical,
  • Art, Greek,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General,
  • Greece

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8633526M
    ISBN 101863171134
    ISBN 109781863171137

      Although the museum initially housed a collection that included Islamic art, Chinese porcelain and exhibits on toys, its re-opening led to the .


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Greek Treasures from the Benaki Museum in Athens [Georgoula, Electra] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Greek Treasures from the Benaki Museum in AthensAuthor: Mouseion Benakē, Electra Georgoula. Greek treasures: from the Benaki Museum in Athensfeatured over treasures from the collection on loan from the Benaki Museum in Athens.

The objects span an incredible eight thousand years – from 6, BC to the early 19th century Greek War of Independence. According to Tripadvisor travelers, these are the best ways to experience Benaki Museum: Skip the Line: Benaki Museum of Greek Culture Entrance Ticket (From $) Private Walking Tour: Benaki Museum (From $) Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens (From $) e-TUK Athens Tour by Night (From /5(K).

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Greek Treasures: From the Benaki Museum in Athens The Benaki collection in Athens is renowned as one of the most extensive of its kind in the world, spanning eight millennia of Greek history and prehistory. Greek Treasures provides a fascinating insight into the life and beauty of the Greek world covering Hellenic antiquity.

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Benaki Museum: Islamic treasures different. - See 1, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Athens, Greece, at Tripadvisor.4/5(K). the Greek Museum Benaki Museum on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. the Greek Museum Benaki MuseumManufacturer: Benaki Museum.

The Benaki Museum was established in by art collector Antonis Benakis, son of a Greek politician who grew up in Egypt. The museum is one of the most visited and known museums of Athens.

It features Greek art from the prehistoric period to the modern days. In this museum, one can witness the evolution of Greek society through the ages.

Official website of the Benaki Museum. Identity, collections, virtual tour, archives, exhibitions, events, publications, museum shop, educational programmes, library. Dating back to antiquity and the Byzantine period, the Benaki Museum’s collection gives a captivating overview of Greek history throughout the ages.

** Note as a precaution for the Coronavirus, the Benaki Museum has suspended all operations and is closed to the public until at least 27 April or as otherwise notified. The archetypal figures of the pirate, the evzone, the soldier and the cowboy play a leading role in the works as do moments/phrases from classic literature that help the viewer in discovering the artist's way of thinking and the reference points of a life's work; it is an immersion into the artist's sources of inspiration, given to the viewer.

The Benaki is small enough that you do not feel overwhelmed, yet it packs in treasures from the Neolithic era all the way to the 20th century. It grew out of the private collection of the wealthy Benaki family, so every piece was chosen because it was a perfect example of its kind—or because someone fell in love with it and just had to have it.3/3(1).

Set in a mansion belonging to the influential Bekanis family, Benaki Museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts reflecting Greek history and culture.

Though primarily concerned with Greece, the museum explores and celebrates the many foreign influences that have enriched the on: 1 Koumbari Street, Athens 74 Greece.

Through essays which provide an historical context and a fine selection of objects studied in detail – fully reproduced in colour – The Treasures from the Benaki Museum, Athens provides a fascinating insight into the life and artistic production in the Greek world covering Hellenic antiquity, the transition from Graeco-Roman legacy to medieval Byzantium, the centuries it was.

Greek Treasures from the Benaki Museum in Athens From pet free and smoke free home. The Benaki collection in Athens is renowned as one of the most extensive of its kind in the world, spanning eight millennia of Greek history and prehistory.

The museum's exhibits give a chronological overview of the history of Greek art and crafts from the prehistoric times to the modern age. They are spread over several floors of the Benaki mansion, which is an interesting sight in itself. The Benaki Museum was established in the family mansion in downtown Athens in Its diverse collection represents the history and culture of Greece from 6, B.C.

to the Greek War of. The Benaki Museum in downtown Athens was an interesting destination last week since it concurrently held exhibitions of two major Greek artists.

Yannis Tsarouchis was born Piraeus in ; he died in in Athens. The exhibition was curated on the occasion of the publication of a book on his life.

Tsarouchis studied at the Athens Academy of Fine Arts under the painters Vikatos and Parthenis. The Benaki Museum’s collections of religious and secular art from the 15th to the 19th century, reveal Greek material culture during Ottoman rule.

The collections of secular art in rooms 13 to 24 include decorative objects and items of practical use from mainland Greece. Photo by: Dimboukas Creative Commons More Athens Famous Landmarks View Larger Map The Benaki Museum is a museum focusing on Greek art.

It is situated in the center of Athens, and was established in Its founder, Antonis Benakis, set up the museum to. Post-Byzantium: The Greek Renaissance: 15thth Century Treasures from the Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens: Author: George Kakavas: Contributors: Alexander S.

Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Greece. Hypourgeio Politismou, Vyzantino Mouseio (Athens, Greece) Publisher: Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Original from: the University of. A luminous golden wreath, over years old, is the crowning treasure of a new exhibition at the Hellenic Museum in Melbourne.

Crates full of treasures, on loan from the famous Benaki Museum in. The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art.

It was founded at the end of the 19th century to house and protect antiquities from all over Greece, thus displaying their historical, cultural and artistic value. These include traditional uniforms, jewels, agricultural tools, furniture, and great paintings.

One of the museums of Greece that lead by example is the Folklore Museum of Nafplion as well as the Benaki Museum in the center of Athens. Equally, interesting folklore museums can be found in many Greek islands and villages around the country.

One of the most beautiful neoclassical-style buildings in Athens house the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture. It was converted into a museum in order to shelter the collections of Antonis Benakis and now houses a unique exhibition of Greek culture arranged diachronically from prehistory to the 20th century.

The museum includes three permanent unique collections that refer to Prehistoric, Ancient /5(5). In the Library of the Benaki Museum the scholar may find very interesting treasures: old editions, such as the "Great Etymological Dictionary", published in Venice in ; not cited in bibliographies and very rare editions, like the work of Agapius Landos "Book called Geoponikon", published in Venice in around and the book of Dimitrios.

The Benaki Museum and the Museum of Cycladic Art are not only among the best things to do in Athens but they also provide some of the best Greek souvenir ideas.

The museum shops offer miniatures or replicas of some of Greece’s most priceless artistic treasures, including ancient coins, Cycladic figurines, traditional pottery, silkscreen. Greek treasures: from the Benaki Museum in Athens by Mouseio Benak and have been made possible through the combined efforts of the Benaki Museum in Athens and the Greek Welfare Foundation for Social and Cultural Affairs (KIKPE), who initiated the preparation and realization of this ambitious exhibition project.

The book also includes. Check out the main monuments, museums, squares, churches and attractions in our map of Athens. Click on each icon to see what it is. To help you find your way once you get to your destination, the map you print out will have numbers on the various icons that correspond to a list with the most interesting tourist attractions.

The Benaki Muesum is close to Syntagma square and is a well-known museum in Athens. The city boasts of a rich and vibrant history and the Benaki Museum does a brilliant job of highlighting the same. Over a 40, items of various kinds have been displayed beautifully at the Benaki Museum/5.

Book your tickets online for Benaki Museum, Athens: See 1, reviews, articles, and photos of Benaki Museum, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Athens/5(K).

Of the treasures kept by the Benaki museum in the historic building on Vasilissis Sofias avenue, only pieces representing its Greek collections have been on display since June Its unique collection of works of Islamic art will be soon exhibited in a building at Kerameikos while a museum of children, toys and games will be set up in Paleo Faliro.

Dating back to antiquity and the Byzantine period, the Benaki Museum’s collection gives a captivating overview of Greek history throughout the ages. The private collection was cultivated by Antonis Benakis, a wealthy cotton merchant, in memory of his father Emmanuel in the original Benaki family mansion, it is an impressive neoclassical building and one of the few that.

About Benaki Museum. The Benaki Museum in Athens houses overartefacts from Greek history and showcases the many eras, civilisations and cultures which have influenced the development of Greece. Spread over a number of locations, the museum ranks among Greece’s foremost cultural institutions.

The main museum is located in the centre of Athens in a neo-Classical mansion which. The lovely Old Treasury Building is the perfect home for this wonderful collection of Greek artefacts, ancient and modern.

Much of the current exhibition is on loan from the Benaki Museum, Athens, and is well curated and beautifully presented, in well lit areas.5/5(60). An exhibition entitled "Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures from Saudi Arabia" opened at the central Athens' Benaki Museum on Thursday, and will run until reports.

Across town in Kolonaki, the Museum of Cycladic Art showcases not only ancient Greek and Cypriot artifacts but hosts dynamic contemporary exhibitions as well.

The Benaki Museum displays an impressive range of of Greek art at a rambling mansion in Kolonaki and also runs one of the best museum gift shops in the city. Benaki Museum: Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece - See 1, traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Athens, Greece, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

The impressive collection of the Numismatic Museum is made up of half a million objects, including coins, treasures, Byzantine lead seals, medals and precious stones.

Established inthe same year as the National Archaeological Museum, the Numismatic Museum is one of the oldest public museums in is housed in a striking neoclassical mansion with an impressive façade, which was.VII) We will visit the Benaki Museum, the only museum in Greece that takes the visitor thru every age of Greek Culture and History.

For lunch we will enjoy a tasty souvlaki along with a cold Greek beer and our first day will be over with an unforgettable dinner – authentic .The Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece. K likes.

Welcome to the official Benaki Museum Facebook Page! For info on all events & activities, visit or call +30 /5().