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Text & Image: Ancient Greek Pottery Guide. This shard is part of a Red Figure krater from south Italy. Red Figure means all of the decoration was red. The swirly-leaf decoration is known as "lotus and palmette"

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Text & Image: Ancient Greek Pottery Guide. This shard is part of a Red Figure krater from south Italy. Red Figure means all of the decoration was red. The swirly-leaf decoration is known as "lotus and palmette"
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Coronovirus Update: Temporary Closure of the Museum of Classical Archaeology from Wednesday 18 March

We are very sad to announce that the Museum of Classical Archaeology will be closing from 5pm today, Tuesday 17 March 2020 until further notice.

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Sat: 10am-1pm (univ. term time only)
Sun and Monday: Closed

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Saturday Opening

We are currently closed on Saturdays. We are only open on Saturdays during University of Cambridge term time. Saturday opening begins again on Saturday 25 April 2020.

 

Easter Closure

We are closing for Easter. We will close at 5pm on Thursday 9 April and reopen at 10am on Tuesday 14 April.

 

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Museum of Classical Archaeology
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