Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World

  • April 5, 2020
  • Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Today consumers use the Internet and digital banking to acquire the latest products, but peoples thousands of years ago were also connected via complex marketplaces where they traded, bought and sold goods across their known world and beyond. This permanent exhibition engages visitors with the busy lives of farmers, craftsmen, travelers and traders, revealing tablets and money used to facilitate commerce and stunning ceramic, glass and metalwork across the region. 

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