25 April until 25 August

Exhibition: Paestum. City of Goddesses

The Rijksmuseum van Oudheden brings you the exhibition Paestum. City of Goddesses.'

This exhibition was created in close collaboration with the Ministero della Cultura - Parco Archeologico di Paestum e Velia, to bring an exceptional selection of archaeological finds from Paestum on loan to the Netherlands. Poseidonia, as Paestum was originally called, was founded around
600 BC on the Bay of Salerno in Southern Italy.

The exhibition focuses on the dynamic history and cultural diversity of the city, famous for its Greek temples. Highlights include a marble statue of the goddess Hera and eight unique frescoes from the tombs of Paestum's elite. There are also figurines of terracotta, bronze and marble, incense
burners, splendid pottery, fine glassware, coins, Greek bronze armor, and numerous offerings for the goddesses.

Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite.…

This exhibition was created in close collaboration with the Ministero della Cultura - Parco Archeologico di Paestum e Velia, to bring an exceptional selection of archaeological finds from Paestum on loan to the Netherlands. Poseidonia, as Paestum was originally called, was founded around
600 BC on the Bay of Salerno in Southern Italy.

The exhibition focuses on the dynamic history and cultural diversity of the city, famous for its Greek temples. Highlights include a marble statue of the goddess Hera and eight unique frescoes from the tombs of Paestum's elite. There are also figurines of terracotta, bronze and marble, incense
burners, splendid pottery, fine glassware, coins, Greek bronze armor, and numerous offerings for the goddesses.

Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite. 'Paestum. City of Goddesses' is the first retrospective exhibition to be held in the Netherlands on the archeology of Paestum. Telling a story that lasted around a millennium, from the city's founding to the Roman era.

When

  • Daily starting from april 25th, 2024 until august 25th, 2024 from 10:00 to 17:00

Location