Beyond Aphrodite: Interpreting Portrayals of “Real’ Women in Ancient Greece
Katelyn Burgess ’13, Mellon Special Project Intern, Yale University Art Gallery Collection-Sharing Initiative
Published by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
2013, 2 pages
Many aspects of the lives of ancient Greek women remain a mystery to us today. While surviving literary sources and artifacts often feature powerful female goddesses, images and texts describing the lives of everyday, or “real,” Greek women are more difficult to identify and understand. This exhibition presents three objects that depict those women.