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The best art and exhibitions in November 2019—Troy at the British Museum and Radical Women at Pallant House

Plus Dora Maar at Tate Modern

Abstract Composition by Jessica Dismorr © Tate

Abstract Composition by Jessica Dismorr © Tate

Troy: Myth and Reality British Museum, 21st November to 8th March 2020

In May 1873, Heinrich Schliemann stumbled on a cache of gold artefacts at Hissarlik in modern Turkey. He declared the spot Homeric Troy. Some of these treasures, on loan from Berlin for the first time, will form the nucleus of an exhibition exploring Homer’s Iliad. Also on show will be a Roman sarcophagus lid with a wheeled wooden horse, Filippo Albacini’s marble statue of Achilles,…

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