Home > Routes > The Art of Ceramics in Ancient Greece

The Art of Ceramics in Ancient Greece
Location
Athens Corinth Eleusis Thebes Nafplio Poros Aegina
Duration
8 days

Overview

Pottery is the most common artefact found during archaeological excavations, collectively providing an open window into the past. We gladly welcome you to the beautiful world of ceramics through our highly curated 8-day trail, where we explore the fundamentals of the art of ceramics in Ancient Greece, through visiting the cities of Athens, Corinth, Eleusis, Thebes, and Nafplion, as well as the islands of Poros and Aegina. Our experts will introduce you to the history of ceramics, iconography and anthropology in art through seminars, workshops, and guided tours of unique archaeological sites and museums.

Courses

  • 1. A thorough introduction to Ancient Greek Ceramics (theory & praxis) 

 

  • 2. Interpreting the Iconography of Greek Myths 

 

  • 3. Anthropology of Art 

Highlights

  • Marvel at some of the greatest cities of Ancient Greece and their gems; Athens, Corinth, Eleusis, Thebes, as well as the historic islands of Poros and Aegina.

 

  • Admire some of the oldest and most diverse representations of the cultural beliefs and practices of the ancient Greeks, through a magnificent journey on the art of ceramics.

 

  • Immerse yourself in the renowned Eleusinian Mysteries, the most sacred religious rites of Ancient Greece and discover the mythical ancient Thebes; a powerful city-state of the Classical period, which abounds myths and legends.

 

  • Visit fascinating archaeological museums, such as the stunning National Archaeological Museum and the recently established Archaeological Museum of Thebes, led by highly-qualified, licensed archaeologists.

 

  • Indulge in the ancient Greek art of ceramics through intriguing, certified seminars and workshops by enthusiastic lecturers.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Athens

 

Day 2 - Corinth

 

Day 3 - Athens

 

Day 4 - Eleusis

 

Day 5 - Thebes

  

Day 6 - Napflio

 

Day 7 - Poros

 

Day 8 - Aegina

Details

What is included 


- 7 nights accommodation in hand-picked and well-located superior class hotels, including breakfast or half board
- Entrance fees to museums and archaeological sites
- Professional licensed guides, lecturers and tour manager
- Transport by deluxe air-conditioned coach
- Information material
- Local taxes

 

What is not included


- Airfares to/from Greece
- Gratuities (optional)
- Anything not specified in the "what is included" section

Map

Pictures

Enquiry Form



OFFICE



Mentor | Historic Routes in Greece
190, Andrea Syngrou Ave., 176 71, Athens, Greece

(Monday-Friday from 10am to 6pm GMT+2)

CONTACT



T: (+30) 210 300 8333

Skype: mentorgreece

email: info@mentoringreece.com

FOLLOW US



©2015