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Diniacopoulos collection

The Diniacopoulos family

Vincent and Olga Diniacopoulos arrived in Montreal from Alexandria in 1951, bringing with them the largest private collection of antiquities known in Canada. These objects represent an array of cultures: prehistoric Mediterranean, Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Egyptian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Luvian, Syro-Palestinian, and Hittite.



Greek and Roman antiquities

Greek and Roman antiquities

Objects ranging in date from the prehistoric to the Greek and through the late Roman periods.


Egyptian antiquities

Objects ranging in date from the pre-dynastic period up to and including the Coptic (Christian) period

Egyptian antiquities

Near Eastern antiquities

Near Eastern antiquities

Objects that do not form a systematic collection and may represent fortuitous or chance acquisitions over a number of years


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