Money, Money, Money: A beard, prosperity and matricide

16 August 2019 - Chemistry

What do a beard, prosperity, and matricide have in common with ancient coins?

Associate Professor Victor Parker of the University of Canterbury Department of Classics will discuss Seleucid politics in the mid 2nd century BCE by examining ancient coins from the Logie Collection and Canterbury Museum. Learn more about the kings who ruled over the Near East in the wake of the death of Alexander the Great.

This event is a collaboration between Canterbury Museum and the UC Teece Museum.

Join us for this free public talk, and take advantage of the opportunity to view Fantastic Feasts, the newest exhibition at the Teece Museum.

Museum doors will open at 6.30pm. The talk will begin at 7.00pm.

Date: Friday 16 August 2019

Time: 7.00pm to 7.45pm

Venue: Teece Museum, University of Canterbury Arts City Location, Chemistry building, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, 3 Hereford Street, Christchurch

Free, but booking is essential

Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 30 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.