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The exhibition through the study of religion seeks to correct the unremittingly bleak picture that the lives of Athenian women were highly restricted when it came to public sphere and participation in the political process. Women’s involvement in cults and festivals, whether alongside men or separate from them, was as essential for the successful functioning of the polis as that of any member of society.

The exhibition explores, through 172 archaeological objects, the manifold ways in which women’s religious worship contributed not only to personal fulfillment, but also to the civic identity of the leading city of the Classical Greek world.

Visit the exhibition virtually here....

 
 
   
     
                    
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