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Dates:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun from 2/22/24 - 2/21/25
Hours:11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:Free
Category:Arts & Culture

Much like today, ancient “consumers” were connected to distant markets.

Both basic and precious goods from faraway lands “shipped” to royal palaces, elite estates—sometimes even rural households—and technological advances in craftsmanship and commerce transcended boundaries of language, religion, or culture to spread rapidly.

Mediterranean Marketplaces explores how the movement of goods, peoples, and ideas around the ancient Mediterranean transformed the lives and livelihoods of people at all levels of society, driving innovations that had lasting impacts—even on the modern world.

Audio tours available in English and Spanish.

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hmane.harvard.edu/mediterranean-marketplaces

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6 Dvinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02138 map
Phone: 617-959-3481

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