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The Acrop­o­lis Mu­seum in Athens is show­cas­ing three gold Scythian finds on loan from the Her­mitage Mu­seum in Saint Peters­burg. The dis­play is part of a se­ries of cul­tural ex­changes be­tween Greece and Rus­sia within the frame­work of the “2016 Greek-Rus­sian Ini­tia­tive.” The three Scythian items on view are two ves­sels and a piece of jew­elry discovered in a 4th cen­tury BC grave in Crimea in 1830. The items are on dis­play in the mu­seum’s foyer and can be viewed with­out pay­ing for an ad­mis­sion ticket. Acrop­o­lis Mu­seum, 15 Diony­s­iou Are­opag­i­tou, Acrop­o­lis, tel 210.900.0900, www.theacrop­olis­mu­seum.gr

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