Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Stauffenbergstraße, Berlin, Germany
Check out the Collection of Classical Antiquities at the National Museum of Berlin. It's home to the reconstructed Altar of Zeus from Pergamon, Turkey. Ca. 175BCE. At almost 400 feet long, the structural decoration depicts the battle of the gods and giants. Wow!
Stoa of Attalos II
Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou, Athens, Greece
This structure has been meticulously restored and now functions as a museum. It's located on the site of The Athenian Agora, the city center of the ancient city of Agora.
Arguably the pinnacle of Ancient Greece, the Acropolis holds the Parthenon, Temple of Athena, the Erectheion, and others. Today, visitors can walk amongst the ruins of the one of the most influential civilizations for the modern human experience.
Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archea Olimpia, Greece
Module 5 explores the mainland of Greece and surrounding territories belonging to the Ancient Greeks beginning at approximately 900 BCE. They were both aware of and influenced by the Egyptians and Mesopotamians, but the Ancient Greeks considered themselves to be the most civilized people in the world. Additionally, the Ancient Greeks overlapped with the rise of power of the Ancient Romans. Located right across the Ionian Sea from the Greeks, the Romans quickly grew into a global superpower.
Art Repatriation and the Elgin Marbles
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, United Kingdom