The past come into the present – Does the New Acropolis Museum in Athens encompass successfully the archaeological and ancient past?






The past come into the present – Does the New Acropolis Museum in Athens encompass successfully the archaeological and ancient past?

By Annmarie Fitzmaurice

Undergraduate Essay, Trinity College, Dublin, 2011

The New Acropolis Museum opened to the public on the 21st June, 2009. Nearly four thousand artefacts are exhibited over an area of fourteen thousand square metres. Its main focus is to house every artefact found on the


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