In St. Petersburg will bring a Greek statue of the VIth century

In St. Petersburg will bring a Greek statue of the VIth century, which has never left the country. This has been possible thanks to a thematic year in which Russia and Greece plan to make together some cultural events. The ancient sculpture will arrive at the northern capital already in March.

The most important will be the statues of young girls, which have relations with the ancient Greek gods, which are stored in the Acropolis of Athens. Then will be the exhibition at the Hermitage museum names “Byzantium through the Ages”, where Greece will also present more than a hundred artworks, including icons.

All in all, St. Petersburg is planned to contain five joint exhibitions dedicated to religion, history and art. In Athens, in turn, will be shown a collection of gold objects Scythian era, which are stored in the Hermitage, and never left out.

The exhibition will be open from June 24 to October 2 of 2016.