Events archive

25/10/2014 - 22/04/2015

Exhibition "ANCIENT HYDRAULIS: THE RECONSTRUCTION. The sound of hydraulis, very sweet and pleasant"


The main exhibit was the Hydraulis that was reconstructed by the European Cultural Centre of Delphi during the period 1995-1999, based on the archaeological find of Dion. Apart from the instrument itself, exhibits also included several drawings of the archaeological find of Dion and photographs of coins, mosaics, small sculptures and pottery depicting the Hydraulis.

During the inauguration of the exhibition on 25 October, a conference was organised with speakers:

Athanasia Psalti, Head of the 10th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

Athanasios Markopoulos, Professor of Byzantine Literature and Director of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi

Panagiotis Vlagopoulos, Ass. Professor of Music Studies, Ionian University, and member of the scientific team of the reconstruction project of the Ancient Hydraulis.

A musical demonstration of the instrument followed.