Greece is a country that has a great deal of history. Whether is it it’s legends, folktales or actual history, everything about Greece sums up into a beautiful story. Greek history is one of the most fascinating and interesting stories one will ever read, so if you are a lover of Greek history, there is a place you simply must visit.
When you think of the United Kingdom, Greek Archaeology is not a thought that springs to your mind. Yet, think again. The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology located at the Berkshire, UK is the place you will want to be at. Created by and named after Percy Ure, the museums first curator, the museum is now the fourth largest body of collections of Greek ceramics in the whole of Britain. Housing many Greek antiques from the Greet and Greece-Roman times and civilizations this place is one of great interest. While many do not know of the place too well, you should, because there is a great deal to see and learn here. Since entry is at not cost, you can visit the place freely and check out the amazing artifacts for yourself. Check out the pre-historic metal, stone and pottery of the Greeks and Romans. There are also some Egyptian artifacts that range through the pre-dynastic to the Roman times. There are musical instruments, jewelery, a funeral boat and even a mummified head of a cat!
This place is definitely worth the visit and there is so much to see and learn. You can check out the pre-historic ages and see artifacts that you will see no where else. Since the collection consists of over 2000 pieces of artifacts you are bound not to get bored and certainly enjoy the experience. It is a great trip for the whole family to take, for knowledge has no age barrier. When in the city and when looking for a place to stay check out the 4 star UK hotels. There are also UK hotel specials that you could try out and the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels UK is one place you should definitely try. So the next time you are in Berkshire, head over to the University of Reading for an enriching and enlightening experience.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.