21 june > 3 february

EXHIBITION HEAVENLY SCENTS, AROMAS FROM THE PAST. PERFUMES AND AROMATICS IN MEDITERRANEAN ANTIQUITY

  • Exhibition
  • Heritage
  • Cultural
Site archéologique Lattara-musée Henri Prades 390, route de Pérols 34970 Lattes
In ancient Latin, Egyptian and Greek, there was no word for perfume. The terms used, which could have had both positive and negative connotations, tended to mean odour.

Based on the archaeological and historical documentation that has come down to us, the exhibition will present the aromatic substances used in ancient Egypt, Greece and Etruria.

Aromatics were used in medicine and perfumery, and were attributed curative, medicinal and ritual properties. Even if these substances, mainly...

Rates

Full rate
5€

Reduced rate
3€

Opening times

From 21 June 2024 until 3 February 2025

Location

EXHIBITION HEAVENLY SCENTS, AROMAS FROM THE PAST. PERFUMES AND AROMATICS IN MEDITERRANEAN ANTIQUITY
Site archéologique Lattara-musée Henri Prades 390, route de Pérols 34970 Lattes

Environment

  • Less than 20 km from Montpellier sea side

Access

  • Motorway : A709 sortie 30 "Montpellier Sud"
  • Motorway : A709 sortie 31 "Montpellier Ouest"
  • Bus : n°18 Terminus Lattes Centre
  • Tramway / streetcar line : Terminus de la ligne 3 "Lattes Centre"
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