The sanctuaries of Medma

Exhibition in Budapest – research programme in South Italy

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Nine terracotta statuettes from South Italian Rosarno, the ancient Medma, are on display at the Museum of Fine Arts between 30 October 2018 and July 2019, heralding the new seasonal exhibition series of the Collection of Classical Antiquities entitled Mouseion

Classical archaeologist Ágnes Bencze outlines the historical and cultural context of the statuettes on display: Greek culture in South Italy in the 8th to 4th centuries BC, Lokroi and its neighbouring cities, together with their interconnected religious practices, as well as the research programme focusing on the terracotta statuettes recovered from the sanctuaries of Medma.

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