Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean

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Walker Gallery
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.

Works

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

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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.