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Archaeological Museum

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Archaeological Museum2018-05-06T16:14:47+00:00

Project Description

The Archaeological Museum in Chora on Amorgos

The Archaeological Museum is in Chora and is housed in the Tower of Gavras, a building of Venetian architecture dating back to the 16th century. The museum contains interesting findings from excavations of the three ancient cities of Amorgos; Aegiali, Arkesini and Minoa. The collection also includes remains of the Minoan civilization that existed here more than 4000 years ago. On the ground floor there are architectural finds from the Hellenistic, Roman and Early Christian periods plus marbles of Cycladic culture.

Among the most important exhibits are the marble torso male statue found in Tholaria Aegiali, the marble female torso allegedly represents the goddess Artemis, and museum collections enriched by various inscriptions, statues and reliefs. Very important is also the Archaeological Collection of Amorgos Emmanuel Ioannidis artifacts including statues, sculptures, ceramics and others objects, dating from 3000 BC to the 3rd AD century.

Opening hours

Open daily summer time, except on Mondays
9:00 to 13:00 and 17:00 to 20:00

Location

In Gavras Tower

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