1000 years of the Olympic Games

treasures of Ancient Greece by Terry Measham

Publisher: Powerhouse Pub. in Sydney

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Sports in art -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, Greek -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, Ancient -- Exhibitions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesOne thousand years of the Olympic Games
StatementTerence Measham, Elisabeth Spathari, and Paul Donnelly ; organised and lent by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Athens, as a contribution to the celebration of the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games ; developed by the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsDonnelly, Paul, 1961-, Spathari, Elisabeth., Powerhouse Museum., Greece. Hypourgeio Politismou.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN8250 .M43 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4022949M
ISBN 101863170790
LC Control Number2001409197
OCLC/WorldCa44851250

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