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Hygieia: Medicinal Practices Through Time (Expired)

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Hygieia: Medicinal Practices Through Time

In the new exhibition at the Museum of Cycladic Art, entitled Hygieia, three hundred ancient artefacts from 41 museums in Greece and abroad – including the British Museum, the Louvre and the Capitoline Museums in Rome – bear witness to the evolution of ancient medicinal practices in the period from 1200 BC to the 3rd century AD.

The exhibition, which traces the changes in human thought and medical methods through the centuries, is divided into three thematic units: Health, Illness and Treatment. Each unit explores the transition from magical or religious healing practices to rational, scientific medicine.

Museum of Cycladic Art

Wednesday, 19 November – Sunday, 31 May

www.cycladic.gr

Additional Info

Date: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
End Date: Sunday, 31 May 2015
Categories: Exhibitions
Address: Pireos 254, Tavros
District: Central Athens
Phone: 210 72 28 321-3

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