Volos Archaelogical Museum

February 23, 2015 | By themis.aggelis | Filed in: General.

Volos Museum is a must see, so we added a page in our website about it. Just to give you an idea, here are some photos:

The head of a marble statue of goddess Aphrodite(?) from the Acropolis of Pherae. Classical Period, 4th century BC

The head of a marble statue of goddess Aphrodite(?) from the Acropolis of Pherae. Classical Period, 4th century BC

Bronze statuette of Zeus, Demetrias, shrine of a house of the Roman period. 3rd century AD

Bronze statuette of Zeus, Demetrias, shrine of a house of the Roman period. 3rd century AD

From  the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site "Kazanaki" of Volos, 1500-1300 BC.

From the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site “Kazanaki” of Volos, 1500-1300 BC.

From  the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site "Kazanaki" of Volos, 1500-1300 BC.

From the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site “Kazanaki” of Volos, 1500-1300 BC.

Silver coins from the Theater of Demetrias, 476-427 BC.

Silver coins from the Theater of Demetrias, 476-427 BC.

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Closed “carinated” vase with incised decision. Late Neolithic period 4700-4600 BC.

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Panathenaic amphora depicting goddess Athena on the front side and four athletes on the back side. The name of Pythodelos, Eponymous Archon of Athens, is inscribed 336/335 BC.

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Clay vessels from the settlement at “Palaea” and from its necropolis at Nea Ionia. Detail. Archaic and Classic Age, 700-400 BC.

 

Clay figurines of the "Phi" and "Psi" types. From the settlement at "Palaea" and from its necropolis at Nea Ionia. Late Bronze Age or Mycenaean Period 16th-11th c. B.C.

Clay figurines of the “Phi” and “Psi” types. From the settlement at “Palaea” and from its necropolis at Nea Ionia. Late Bronze Age or Mycenaean Period 16th-11th c. B.C.

Female and male clay figurines declaring various positions, gestures, age and human activities. Early-Middle Neolithic period, 6500-5800 BC.

Female and male clay figurines declaring various positions, gestures, age and human activities. Early-Middle Neolithic period, 6500-5800 BC.

Clay figurines; enthroned male, "Phi" type female, animal. Late Bronze Age (Mycenaean period) 15th-12th century BC.

Clay figurines; enthroned male, “Phi” type female, animal. Late Bronze Age (Mycenaean period) 15th-12th century BC.

Vases of clay, grave offerings from the tholos tomb in Pherai, 1000-800 BC.

Vases of clay, grave offerings from the tholos tomb in Pherai, 1000-800 BC.

Golden necklace made of tesserae in the shape of rosettes and lily-papyrus flowers. From  the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site "Kazanaki" of Volos, 1500-1300 BC. The tomb was discovered in 2004, while building the ring road of Volos.

Golden necklace made of tesserae in the shape of rosettes and lily-papyrus flowers. From the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site “Kazanaki” of Volos, 1500-1300 BC. The tomb was discovered in 2004, while building the ring road of Volos.

Deep bowl with tubular handles, for domestic use. Early bronze age, 3200-2100 BC.

Deep bowl with tubular handles, for domestic use. Early bronze age, 3200-2100 BC.

From  the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site "Kazanaki" of Volos, 1500-1300 BC

From the Mycenaean Tholos tomb at the site “Kazanaki” of Volos, 1500-1300 BC


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