Yorgos Tassoulas, MPhil
Curator of Antiquities
Tel. +30 210 7228321 (131)
>> Yorgos Tassoulas was born in Trikala, Thessaly. He has studied Archaeology and Art History in the University of Crete (Rethymnon), where he has obtained his MPhil degree in Classical Archaeology. For a number of years he has participated in the systematic excavations conducted by Professor N. Chr. Stampolidis in Eleutherna (Rethymnon Crete, Western Sector) and in Rhodes.
Since 2001 he works as Curator in the Museum of Cycladic Art. He has participated in organising and realising temporary archaeological and art history exhibitions, as well as in editing the exhibition catalogues:
2000: The City beneath the City
2003: Sea Routes from Sidon to Huelva
2004: Magna Grecia – Athletics and the Olympic Spirit on the Periphery of the Hellenic World
2004/5: Eleutherna, Polis – Acropolis – Necropolis
2006: Caravaggio and the Seicento
2007: Scenes from daily life in antiquity (Permanent exhibition on the 4th floor of the MCA)
2009: EROS: From Hesiod's Theogony to Late Antiquity
2010: An unexpected visitor. The Athena of Arezzo in Athens
2011: Islands off the beaten track... An Archaeological journey to the Greek islands of Kastellorizo, Symi, Halki, Tilos and Nisyros
2014: HYGIEIA. Health, Illness, Treatment from Homer to Galen
2017: MONEY. Tangible Symbols in Ancient Greece
Yorgos Tassoulas and Professor N. Chr. Stampolidis, director of the Museum of Cycladic Art, have collaborated on writing the books:
Aegean Olympic Victors in Antiquity &
Olympic Victors in Antiquity (in Greek)
both published by the Hellenic Ministry of Aegean in 2001 and 2004 respectively.
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