• 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

  • Greek vases

    20 Sep 2008 to 5 Apr 2009
    Curator: Andrew Jamieson

    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. 



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The Potter will be closed for the public holiday Friday 28 September, reopening Saturday 29 September.

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The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne

  • Swanston Street
  • University of Melbourne
  • Parkville VIC 3010