The Preparations

The formalization of ΕΔΑΒυΤ–Museum Herakleidon cooperation was followed by feverish preparations. The exhibits of ΕΔΑΒυΤ were collected for inspection and repairs in a place chosen and hired specifically for this purpose. An order of a series of exhibits for the Museum's collection had already been placed, before.

In the summer of 2017, this space converted in a creation workshop, the exhibits were checked, repaired, others were manufactured on site, tested, photographed, filmed and in the end were packaged and travelled to Beijing.

Α number of important people were engaged in our endeavor: Professors Theodossios Tassios, Claire Palivou, who curated the exhibition, Manolis Korres, Kyriakos Efstathiou, Giannis Seiradakis, Xenophon Moussas, Stephen Miller, Giorgos Karatheros supported scientifically this gigantic effort. Dimitris Maras, Babis Karkatsoulis, Spyros Economopoulos, Ilias Sarakasidis, Kanelos, Giannis Exintaris, ISA Hoti offered their expertise and construction capacity. The new Acropolis Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Ioannina, the Piraeus University of Applied Sciences, the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities, the Μunicipality of Samos, Mrs. Georgia Karakalou lent exhibits to complete the collection. Eleni Nomikou and Fotini Belliou supervised the whole procedure here and in Beijing.

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