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  1. 1. •The National Archaeological Museum is the biggest museum of Athens and one of the most important in the world. It is housed in a majestic neoclassical building created by architects L. Lange and Ziller in the 19th century. •The exhibits cover many different periods and places of Greece. •When the visitor enters the museum he is faced with the Prehistoric Collection. • The Prehistoric Collection includes exhibits from the Cycladic Civilization (circa 2.800 B.C). Vases and everyday objects that were discovered mostly in cemeteries of various Cycladic islands are displayed here. The Cycladic figurines can also be seen. •Visitors can also admire here findings of the Neolithic settlements (circa 5.300 B.C.): vases, everyday objects and abstract figurines. •The visitor has the opportunity to admire the golden jewelry, the ornate swords and the golden funerary masks of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilization.
  2. 2. The visitors can also admire a collection of sculptures from ancient Greece.Visitors can see: • Daedalic sculptures heavily influenced by the sculptures of Ancient Egypt. • Kouroi and Korae, the male and female type of the Archaic Sculpture. • The famous bronze statue of Poseidon/ Zeus of the period 490- 450 B.C. • A copy of Pheidias Athena, and statues of the other famous classical sculptor, Polykleitos. • Sculptures of the Hellinistic Period and of the Roman Period (realistic portraits of the Roman Emperors) • Metallic vases with elaborate decoration. • The armor of the Archaic era is part of this exhibition. • The famous and mysterious mechanism of Antikythera is on display. • A chariot with all its metallic parts. National Archaeological Museum (part 2)
  3. 3. • The National Museum of Contemporary Art is fairly new since it opened in 2000. Its’ aim is to offer an official space for contemporary Greek and foreign artists, to organize exhibitions and eventually to build its own collection. • It is housed in a former brewery building. • At this point there is no permanent collection on display. The museum organizes exhibitions that include parts of what will become the permanent collection of the museum.
  4. 4. • The Museum of Acropolis is the newest architectural jewel of the city of Athens. Its building is a modern one covered mostly with glass that allows the natural sunlight to lighten the statues. • As the visitor approaches the building, he can see through the glass floor the ongoing excavation of houses and public buildings from the 5th B.C. to the7th A.D that stood at the feet of Acropolis. • You can see artifacts that were discovered at the slopes of Acropolis, vases and small statues, fragments of the temple. • The archaic statues, Kouroi and Korae, that stood outside and inside of the temples are displayed. • There are also few samples of the Severe Style (490-450 BC) in Sculpture and the famous relief of the Mourning Athena.
  5. 5. The Museum of Acropolis (part 2) • On the third floor, there is the Parthenon Gallery. Here, the visitor can admire the sculptures of the pediment and the relieves of the metopes and frieze of the Parthenon. They are placed in a manner that simulates their original position in antiquity. • Through the surrounding windows the visitor can see the actual building of the Parthenon. • The third floor also has a small room where a film about the history of the building of the Parthenon is presented. • On the second floor there is a café-restaurant, a shop, a multimedia center and a terrace. Every Friday the museum is open untill 10 o'clock at night and its' famous restaurant is open until 12 o' clock at night. Enjoy a perfect evening!
  6. 6. • TOP MUSEUMS • 1)ACROPOLIS MUSEUM • 2)NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM • 3)CYCLADIC ART MUSEUM • 4)B&M THEOCHARAKIS FOUNDATION FOR THE FINE ARTS AND MUSIC • 5)EMST NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, ATHENS • 6)BENAKI MUSEUM (CENTRAL BUILDING) • 7)NUMISMATIC MUSEUM • 8)PUBLIC GALLERY OF ATHENS
  7. 7. •STUDENTS THAT WORKED: •Maria Tsiligeridou •Sotiris Chaideftos

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