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Author Measham, Terry.

Title 1000 years of the Olympic Games : treasures of ancient Greece / Terence Measham, Elisabeth Spathari and Paul Donnelly
Published Sydney : Powerhouse Pub. ; Aldershot : Lund Humphries, 2000


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Description 144 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plan ; 28 cm
Summary "The objects featured in this book have miraculously survived through time. Together with essays, they tell us about the rituals and sports of the ancient games and their significance within the mythology and society of the ancient Greeks." "The majority of the objects are from the National Archeological Museum, Athens. Other lending institutions include: the Ancient Olympia Museum; the Ancient Agora Museum; the Acropolis Museum; and the archaeological museums of Delphi, Heraklion, Karameikos, Nauplion, Rhodes, Samos and Thebes. Objects from the Powerhouse Museum collection are also included."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Organised and lent by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Athens, as a contribution to the celebration of the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Developed by the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney."
Published in conjunction with the exhibition held from 19 July - 15 November 2000 at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
Bibliography Bibliography: page 142
Subject Art, Ancient -- Exhibitions.
Art, Greek -- Exhibitions.
Art, Greek.
Olympic games (Ancient)
Olympic games (Ancient) -- Exhibitions.
Olympics -- History -- Exhibitions.
Olympics -- History.
Sports in art -- Exhibitions.
Greece -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Greece -- Antiquities.
Greece -- Civilization -- Exhibitions.
Greece -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Donnelly, Paul, 1961-
Spatharē, Elsē.
Powerhouse Museum.
LC no. 2001409197
ISBN 1863170790 (paperback)
Other Titles One thousand years of the Olympic Games
Treasures of Ancient Greece
One thousand years of the Olympic Games