Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity

Unknown Artist "Altar" with Zodiacal Frieze and Heads of the Twelve Gods
c. 117-138
Musée du Louvre
© RMN-Grand Palais / Hervé Lewandowski / Art Resource, NY
October 19, 2016–April 23, 2017

The exhibition explored the ways in which the Greco-Roman world tracked time and the role of the Cosmos in their organizational systems. Objects on display included ancient sundials, calendars, jewelry and instruments, featuring several important works on loan from the Musée du Louvre.