Allard Pierson Museum

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Blending Cultures

To coincide with the exhibition on Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BC) in the Hermitage Amsterdam, the Allard Pierson Museum is presenting the exhibition Alexander's Legacy - Greeks in Egypt. The exhibition, which will run from 17 September 2010 t/m 20 March 2011, will show the impact Alexander the Great made on Egypt. He brought elements of western culture to the east and, conversely, elements from eastern culture to the west. Alexander's Legacy looks at this cross-pollination and cultural blending of peoples and cultures. The exhibition's focus is on Egypt, because that... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 9/27/10