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The Archaeological Museum of Thera

  The new building (from 1960) replaced an older one that was devastated by an earthquake in 1956. Currently, a new Museum is in progress on the isle of Thera. The collections housed in the new building are inscriptions, sculpture, earthenware and clay statuettes from the Geometric to the Hellenistic period.
  Some of the most important finds exhibited are:
•The upper torso of an archaic Kouros
•Attic black-figure amphora
•Attic black-figure kylix
•Large volcano boulder
•Clay Daedalic figurine (the lamenter)

This text is cited May 2003 from the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs URL below.

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