Visitors Swarm Treasures of Alexander the Great

Alexander_SydneyThe exhibition, Alexander the Great 2,000 Years of Treasures, which is hosted at the Australian Museum in Sydney, has attracted a record number of visitors. “The number of visitors exceeded all expectations” said the Director of the Museum Frank Howarth, stressing that the unique exhibition ends on April 28.

The exhibition includes 400 objects about the myth and the life of the Grand Commander, brought from State Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia. It begins with the myth of Alexander the Great and moves on to the historical background and his Eastern Campaign, and ends with the myths and legends that were created and spread about him over the centuries.

The exhibition is considered as one of the “most imposing and exciting exhibitions hosted by this institution”, according to officials