The exhibition was organized to celebrate the first ten years of the Museum of Cycladic Art and presented finds from prehistoric settlements throughout Greece.
With over 300 ancient artifacts, maps, floor plans, representations, and texts, the exhibition presented the culture of the Neolithic period, from the 7th to the 4th millennium BC, a period of particular importance for Greece. Objects of everyday use, funerary offerings and jewelry, tools, figurines etc. testifying to the organization of societies, cultures, everyday habits, cults, crafts, a period without scripts but with a rich cultural heritage.
The catalog published for the exhibition edited by George Papathanasopoulos won the prize of the Academy of Athens in 1997.