Gods, Heroes and Mortals in Ancient Greece presents the most exquisite collection of ancient Greek pottery in Israel, it dates back 4,000 years. The collection on display features masterpieces of rare quality, ranging from the second millennium BCE to the end of the fifth century BCE.
Some of these pottery vessels were designed to serve as water, oil and wine containers, others, the small jars and pots, were created to hold precious ointments and perfumes.
The pots were decorated by the finest artists of the day, and were adorned with stunning images of the godly, mortal, and heroic worlds.
These elaborate images provide us with valuable insights regarding the habits, customs, and crafts of the ancient Greeks, and are perhaps the richest source of information on their lives that we have today.