MEDITERRANEAN COLLECTION

MEDITERRANEAN COLLECTION

Israel Museum in Jerusalem; Bardo Museum in Tunis; National Archaeological Museum in Athens; Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul.

ISRAEL MUSEUM, JERUSALEM: Visited by a million people every year, the Israel Museum features the most extensive collection of biblical and Holy Land archeology in the world.

BARDO MUSEUM, TUNISIA: Established within a 19th Century palace, the museum features thousands of artifacts from excavations carried out throughout Tunisia, that date from the nation’s Carthaginian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman periods.

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, ATHENS: The world’s most important museum dedicated to the history of ancient Greece, the National Archaeological Museum boasts 11,000 exhibits from 7000 BC to the Roman conquest.

TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM, ISTANBUL: Once the palace of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Topkapi is a vast treasury of Islamic culture, science and weaponry, visited by over 2 million people every year.

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MEDITERRANEAN COLLECTION

4 Videos

  • Museum Secrets: Inside the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

    Visited by a million people every year, the Israel Museum features the most extensive collection of biblical and Holy Land archeology in the world.

    In this episode, we investigate a heel bone with a nail through it that has the power to change the accepted image of Christ’s crucifixion. We op...

  • Museum Secrets: Inside the National Archaeological Museum, Athens

    The world’s most important museum dedicated to the history of ancient Greece, the National Archaeological Museum boasts 11,000 exhibits from 7000 BC to the Roman conquest.

    In this episode, we accelerate an ancient warship to ramming speed to discover why Athenian democracy beat Persian tyranny...

  • Museum Secrets: Inside the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

    Once the palace of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Topkapi is a vast treasury of Islamic culture, science and weaponry, visited by over 2 million people every year.

    In this episode, at the foot of Istanbul’s ancient walls we discover how a Muslim invader bested Christian defenders by using ...

  • Museum Secrets: Inside the Bardo National Museum, Tunisia

    Established within a 19th Century palace, the museum features thousands of artifacts from excavations carried out throughout Tunisia, that date from the nation’s Carthaginian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman periods.

    In this episode we expose Hollywood myths about Roman Gladiators, then find out ...