About Us

The University of Canterbury Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities opened in May 2017, and showcases the James Logie Memorial Collection, one of the most significant collections of Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern artefacts in the New Zealand.

As part of the College of Arts, the mission of the Teece Museum is to support teaching, learning and research at the University of Canterbury and in the community.



Search the Collection

The Logie Collection includes numerous objects representing many ancient cultures. Search the collection to find specific types of objects or browse the collection using our exhibition themes. Find out more.


Highlights from the Collection include objects that are are extremely rare, unique or unusual. Find out more.

Donating to our Collection

Donations and bequests of artefacts continue to help build the Teece Museum and the Logie Collection into the wonderful resource that it is today. Find out more.

Collection History

The James Logie Memorial Collection was formed in 1957, following a gift of Greek pottery to Canterbury University College by Classics staff member Miss Marion Steven. Find out more.

Potted Histories

The Teece Museum blog, Potted Histories, is the place to go for more in depth articles on the people, places and artefacts connected to the Teece Museum. Potted Histories showcases research by our staff and students.  Find out more.




Images of objects in the Teece Museum / Logie Collection are available for research and publication purposes. Use of images is permitted subject to the provisions of the NZ Copyright Act and the conditions set out in our Image Use Policy. University of Canterbury staff and students are welcome to include images of collection items in research papers, lecture notes, assignments and assessment projects for UC courses. To find out more about using these images, please contact our team.