'Heracles to Alexander' at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum - The Best from Greece


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Posted on: 29/Mar/2011

A major exhibition titled "Heracles to Alexander the Great: Treasures from the Royal Capital of Macedon, a Hellenic Kingdom in the Age of Democracy" opens next week at Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.
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29 Mar 2011
This major exhibition will showcase the treasures of Aegae, the royal capital of the kingdom of Macedon.

More than 500 extraordinary new discoveries from the royal tombs of Aegae will go on display for the very first time at the Ashmolean.

These magnificent objects trace the rise of power of the governing Temenids, descendants of Heracles and the ruling dynasty of Alexander the Great and focus on the roles of the kings and queens and their


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