On the reopening of the Greek and Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (slide show)





In this issue, Rebecca Mead reports on the reopening of the Greek and Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The renovation took thirty years, cost more than two hundred million dollars, and has been completed at a controversial time in the world of antiquities. In the past decade, a number of high-profile court cases have centered on the illegal excavation and exportation of ancient archeological finds. Here is a portfolio of images of the galleries and of some of the treasures featured in the piece.

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