Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities
11.00AM - 3.00PM
- Wednesday 11.00AM – 3.00PM
- Thursday 11.00AM – 3.00PM
- Friday 11.00AM – 3.00PM
- Saturday 11.00AM – 3.00PM
- Sunday 11.00AM – 3.00PM
Chemistry, Hereford Street
Come and explore the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities, where you can see more than 3,000 years of human history through an amazing collection of artefacts from Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern cultures.
The Teece Museum is part of the University of Canterbury’s Arts City Location.
MYTHS AND MORTALS: Life in Ancient Times
The ancient Greeks and Romans came from all walks of life, some barely survived in slavery while others led rich and fulfilling lives. Whether they were at the bottom or the top, the Greeks and Romans formed communities between families, neighbours and armies. These communities shaped people’s identities, cultures and beliefs, just as our own communities shape us today. Marble sculpture, elaborate vases and everyday wares speak of epic myths and stories, the rise and fall of empires, family life and glory in sport and war – all of which were important aspects of life in ancient times.
Sponsored by the University of Canterbury Foundation