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  • 24 Jul 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay
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Classic Moments

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom - Socrates

Come join us as we explore the John Elliott Classics Museum at the University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus.

Like Ancient Greece and Rome? Interested in the ancient world? Why not come along and explore the classical world.

The TMAGgots invites you to explore the John Elliott Classics Museum, which is one of Hobart’s hidden treasures.

Rated one of the finest of its kind in Australia, the museum was established by the late John Elliott, a Classics Professor at the university to showcase pots from ancient Greece in the 1950s.

Over the years it has expanded to comprise 500 artefacts, including 300 ancient coins – right here in Hobart!

The collection houses items from throughout the Ancient Mediterranean, including Ancient Egypt and Greece, Mesopotamia, Etruria and Rome.

You can check out some of the special items here: https://exhibit.utas.edu.au/s/university-of-tasmania-cultural-collections/page/john-elliott-classics-museum 

Join Museum Curator, Neil Apted, at 6.00pm on 24 July, for an introduction about the collection and then explore the displays.

 

Venue: The museum is located at the University Centre, Sandy Bay Campus, beneath the Stanley Burbury theatre.

This is a FREE event for Financial and non-Financial members.

Please RSVP to attend at: www.tmaggots.org.au

 

Pete Smith

Chief MAGgot


The TMAggots: info@tmaggots.org.au
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