Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings
The tradition of crafting animal-shaped vessels is shared across ancient civilisations from the Mediterranean to South America. This cross-cultural exhibition presents 75 of these objects, which together bear witness to festivities and ceremonies of which most details are otherwise lost to us. It explores the symbolism involved in ancient feasts from Greece to China, and emphasises the essential role of food and drink in ancient cultures. Find out more from the Harvard Art Museums website.
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