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Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean
July 31, 2012 - February 27, 2013
Walker Gallery
Painted by Makron, Red-Figure Askos with Eros, Greek (Attica), ca. 490-480 B.C.E., clay, Gift of Edward Perry Warren, Esq., Honorary Degree, 1926, 1923.30

This exhibition explores the nature of divinity in the Ancient Mediterranean, the relationships between gods and the realms they control. The installation organizes around select realms (Eros and Love, Fertility and Nature) and explores the myths and iconography that connect these spheres of divinity. On view are some of Bowdoin's finest examples of Ancient sculpture and pottery, not often seen.

By the 'Painter of Berlin 1686', Black-Figure Panel Amphora