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ATHENS WORTH SEEING NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS
It is the most important archaeological museum in Greece and one of the richest in the world concerning ancient Greek art. Its collections are representative of all the cultures that flourished in Greece.

The construction of the museum begun in 1866 and completed in 1889 with the gradual addition of the west wing in 1874, of the north in 1881, of the south in 1885 and finally of the east wing. The building was erected in a large plot donated by Helen Tositsa, with the financial support of Demetrios and Nicolaos Vernardakis, the Archaeological Society and the Greek state.

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ABOUT NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS
The building
The prehistoric collection - Neolithic figurine
Early Cycladic figurine
The harp-player from Keros
The spring fresco from Santorini
Grave stele from Mycenae
Gold mask from Mycenae
Bronze dagger
Rock-crystal vase
The Vapheio cups
The Tiryns signet ring
The Sounion kouros
Aristodikos
Relief of the hoplitodromos
The relief from Eleusis
Grave stele of Hegeso
The Diadoumenos of Delos
Statue of Nereid or Avra
The grave shrine of Aristonautes
Group of Aphrodite and Pan
Herm of kosmetes Sosistratos
Geometric amphora from the Dipylon
Early black-figure attic amphora
The Pitsa tablet
Attic red-figure pelike
Attic white lekythos
Attic white lekythos II
Red-figure epinetron from Eretria
Attic plastic vase
Panathenaic amphora
Red-figure kalyx krater


NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS PHOTOS

The Vapheio cups - The Vapheio cups. Pair of gold cups found in the tholos tomb of Vapheio in Laconia. The releif representations depict scenes of bull-chasing. They are unique masterpieces of the Creto-Mycenaean metalwork, dated to the first half of the 15th century B.C.


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