The Classical period or Ancient Greece started around 800BC and ended with the death of Alexander in 323BC, when the Hellenistic period started. In this period the Greek civilisation made great cultural achievements, laying the foundations of the Western civilisation. It has been immensely influential on the politics, educational systems, philosophy, art and architecture of the modern world. In this period powerful city states flourished in Greece and democracy developed.

01 Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon 02 Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon 03 Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon 04 Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon 05 Kneeling athlete perfume bottle 06 Attic grave amphora 07 Painted amphora
08 Pelike vase with Gigantomachia scene 09 Krater vase 10 Gold wreath with leaves and flowers 11 Sphinx amphora 12 Sphinx amphora 13 Bronze head of victory Nike
14 Bronze Spartan shield 15 Marble Herm head 16 Marble Herm head 17 Terracotta figurines and female protomes 18 Marble votive statue of sphinx 19 Marble votive statue of sphinx
20 Marble statue of kore
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