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The Road to Byzantium: Luxury Arts of Antiquity

Textile representing goddess Ge4th century ADWool, linen, tapestry-weavingDiameter: 25.5 cmPhoto courtesy of Hermitage Rooms
Textile representing goddess Ge
4th century AD
Wool, linen, tapestry-weaving
Diameter: 25.5 cm
Photo courtesy of Hermitage Rooms
The Road to Byzantium: Luxury Arts of Antiquity
LONDON  •  Hermitage Rooms, Somerset House,  •  Ongoing

This exhibition brings to London for the first time a collection of classical Greek, Roman and Byzantine luxury art objects from The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, including finely worked gold and silver, red figure vases and exquisite cameos. The show documents the development of art and civilisation over more than a thousand years, from 6th century BC Greece to the Middle Ages.

Hermitage Rooms Web Site

Contact: Tel: (44) 20 78 45 46 30

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