An­tiq­uity on view in Moscow

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A bronze medal de­pict­ing a 2nd cen­tury BC bust of Athena Pro­ma­chos is cur­rently on dis­play in the ‘Gods and He­roes of An­cient Greeks’ ex­hi­bi­tion at the State His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum of Rus­sia in Moscow. The ex­hi­bi­tion, which runs to Fe­bru­ary, is part of the ‘Year of Greece in Rus­sia’ se­ries of events. On view are 135 an­cient ar­ti­facts in­clud­ing sculp­tures, ce­ram­ics, coins and jew­elry, among oth­ers, dat­ing from pre­his­toric times up to the Ro­man era. The ob­jects are on loan from var­i­ous Greek mu­se­ums.

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