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This chapter explores the development of museum display environments for Greek and Roman art and architecture, from the Early Modern period up to the twentieth century. In particular, it considers the influence of museum displays on how artworks from ancient Greece and Rome are perceived. The chapter focuses on “permanent” displays in encyclopedic museums, museums devoted to ancient art and archaeological sites, and college and university museums.

Keywords: ancient Greece, ancient Rome, archaeological sites, architecture, art, artworks, college and university museums, encyclopedic museums, museum displays

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