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The Acropolis Museum

Color the Peplos Kore | Χρωμάτισε την Πεπλοφόρο

This interactive game disseminates the Acropolis Museum’s research into the colour of the archaic sculptures in its collection. Players are invited to colour one of the most notable statues, the Peplos Kore. The game is intended as a stand-alone activity at home, although it also provides an online complement to the "Archaic Colors" family backpack which enables visitors to discover statues in Museum which retain some colour. Users are shown a photograph of the statue in its curr(...)

electronic

YEAR: 2012

COUNTRY: Greece


Marisa De Castro, Mark Weinstein

Short City Guides [Μικροί Οδηγοί Πόλεων (Mikroí Odīgoí Póleōn)] (Series): Shall we go to Delphi? [Πάμε στους Δελφούς; (Páme stous Delfoús?)]

As we read on the opening page, here we have a guide to Delphi in central Greece, "one of the most sacred locations for the ancient Greeks" (my translation). Mythology, archaeology and art history feature prominently in this booklet, accounting for the site’s significance.(...)

literary

YEAR: 2009

COUNTRY: Greece


Kalliope Kyrdi, Evi Pini

Short Museum Guides [Μικροί Οδηγοί Μουσείων (Mikroí Odīgoí Mouseíon)] (Series): Icarus Tells Stories about Statues in the National Archaeological Museum [Ο Ίκαρος αφηγείται ιστορίες για αγάλματα στο Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο (O Íkaros afīgeítai istoríes gia agálmata sto Ethnikó Archaiologikó Mouseío)]

A talking animal, a duck called Icarus, takes us through the galleries with sculpture at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. Icarus shows us statues of males, females, and animals (as we notice also on the front cover), prompting us to pay attention to their style, meaning, and material.The value of experiential learning is emphasised in the introduction (page 3), so that teachers and parents can prepare for the museum visit. Throughout the book, Evi Pini and Kalliopi Kyrdi address bot(...)

literary

YEAR: 2008

COUNTRY: Greece