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The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

The Ure Museum houses one of the largest collections of Greek ceramics in Britain [Family Friendly Museums]

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Discover more about Greek mythology and life through images on our many vases. Find out how Odysseus escaped the Cyclops cave or study scenes of warriors going into battle.


See everyday and extraordinary objects, from the small oil bottles that athletes wore around their wrists to a mask of the terrifying Gorgon Medusa.


Learn about the Egyptians too, through our important and exciting collection of artefacts, including a fascinating funerary boat, jewellery, grave offerings and a mummified cat's head.

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The Ure Museum is part of: The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH