Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual at Yale Art Gallery
through March 3, 2019
Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel St. New Haven
In the ancient world, religious rituals were multisensory experiences, filled with vibrantly colored representations of supernatural beings, resonant musical sounds, billowing clouds of incense, and the taste of food and drink.
Mourning Siren, Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, ca. 350–300 B.C.E. Limestone with blue, brown, and red pigment. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940s