Classical Greece or Classical Era is the chronological period of Greek history from the beginning of the fifth century BC until the beginning of the hegemony of Macedonia (338 BC). It comes to a historic time when the power of the Greek cities and the cultural events that took place in them reached a great heyday.
Greek grape leaves, since ancient times, have symbolized prosperity, an ornament chosen by the gods. Grape leaves have been for a long time, a favorite symbol of the people of Greece. The vitality thriving in feasts and decoration.
The Aegis is the shield of Zeus, also carried by Athena. Decorated with tassels and head of Medusa in the center. He remained in antiquity as a symbol of invulnerability guaranteed by the Gods. Medallion made of patinated bronze.
The fleece is a symbol of authority and kingship. It figures in the tale of the hero Jason and the Argonauts. Through the help of Medea, they acquire the Golden Fleece. The story is very old and was current in the time of Homer (eighth century BC).
Made in patinated bronze.
The Greeks built a huge wooden horse staying inside their best warriors. It was one of the symbols of Athena, goddess of war who supported the Greeks in the Trojan harassment.
The Corinthian helmet was a helmet model in bronze native from ancient Greece and takes its name from the area of Corinth. The hull shape conveys a sense of hostility toward the enemy dehumanizing the soldier who carries it.
Exvoto found in an Iberian settlement. It represents the Greek god Acheloos in form of a bull with a human head. Acheloos represents all rivers or freshwater, fonts of agriculture and therefore the life of men.