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Archaeological Museum of Chaironeia

Last Update: Dec 2016
Museum CHERONIA , VIOTIA , GREECE
(Est. 1907)
Athens - Lamia Old National Road 32100 CHERONIA , VIOTIA , GREECE
Tel.: +30 22610 95270 , Fax: +30 22610 95270
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Opening hours:
01Jun - 31Oct Tue-Sun, 0900-1600
01Nov - 31May Tue-Sun, 0800-1500

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Archaeological Museum of Chaironeia - Overview

  An archaeological collection existed in Chaironeia since 1870. Because of the increasing bulk of the archaeological finds a Museum was necessary, which was build by the Archaeological Society and was inaugurated in 1907.
The Museum comprises:
   •Neolithic collection
   •Collection from the cemetery of Abai (vases, figurines)
   •Epigraphic collection
The most important exhibits are:
   •A clay model of a house, from the neolithic settlement at Magoula Balomenou, Chaironeia.
   •A clay female figurine painted with geometric patterns from the neolithic settlement at Magoula Balomenou, Chaironeia.

Archaeological Museum of Chaironeia - Map

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Art & culture

Museum • Archaeological Museum
Visiting Information • Admission fee • Fixed hours
Museum exhibits • Weapons / Armour • Household items • Tools / Stone / Bone / Iron • Statues / Marble • Statuettes - Figurines / Clay • Inscriptions • Reliefs • Pottery • Stelae / Funerary • Coins • Sarcophagi • Jewellery • Grave offerings
Periods of the exhibits • Neolithic period, 6500-3200 BC • Bronze Age, 3200-1050 BC • Ancient historical times, 1050 BC- AD 324

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