The true colors of the Parthenon sculptures: evidence for traces of original polychromy and its interpretation
Acropolis Museum
15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Acropolis, 11742

The true colors of the Parthenon sculptures: evidence for traces of original polychromy and its interpretation

Lecture

The Acropolis Museum celebrates 10 years of operation and throughout this period over 14,5 million local and international visitors have passed through its doors and enjoyed its exhibits.

The Museum publicly expresses its thanks to all of them. On the occasion of its ten years anniversary, the Museum invites visitors to the special celebrating events:

Lecture “The true colors of the Parthenon sculptures: evidence for traces of original polychromy and its interpretation”

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 7 p.m.

13 June, 2019
Info: 

Lecture “The true colors of the Parthenon sculptures: evidence for traces of original polychromy and its interpretation”

The Acropolis Museum will host a lecture of the Italian professor Giovanni Verri on the polychromy of the Parthenon sculptures, which has long been the subject of scholarly research and this debate has continued now for almost two centuries. Giovanni Verri is a Reader at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Ferrara in Italy, and an MA in Conservation of Wall Paintings from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Throughout his career, he has endeavored to develop scientific techniques for the analysis of color, in particular on Greek and Roman antiquities.

The lecture will take place in the ground floor Auditorium and entrance will be free.

Venue: 
ground floor Auditorium
Hours: 
19:00
Tickets: 
entrance free
Share this: