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The Boston Ready Painter, Bell krater, c. 330-310 BCE, ceramic, 33.5 x 30.2 cm. The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Classics Collection. Purchased 1957. Photo: Viki Petherbridge
Lucanian red-figure skyphos, c. 400 BCE. The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Classics Collection. Gift of Professor AD Trendall on the occasion of the launch of Mediterranean Archeaology vol. 2
Some of the most important pottery producing centres of the Greek world are represented in the University of Melbourne Classics and Archaeology Collection: Athens, Corinth, eastern Greece and southern Italy. This important collection covers the period from the thirteenth to the fourth centuries BCE and this is one of the most highly regarded collections of classical antiquities in Australia.
Saturday 20 January 1 to 2pm
Panel: Reimagining the classics. A look at the past through a contemporary lens with artists Angela Brennan, Michael Graf and Director of Geelong Gallery Jason Smith. Moderated by Potter Director Kelly Gellatly.
Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 5pm