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Archaeological Collection of Agios Kirykos

Last Update: Mar 2010
Museum, Monuments of Modern Greece AGIOS KIRYKOS , IKARIA , GREECE
Tel.: +30 22750 24001 , Fax: +30 22750 24001

Archaeological Collection of Agios Kirykos - Overview

  The Archaeological Collection of Agios Kirykos is housed in a neoclassical building of around 1920, a work of the Belgian engineer Dupre.
  The Collection is constituted of finds from the districts of Anemotafia, Mavrikato, Kamari Fournon, Fyri Aspa, Evdilos, Drakano, Katafygi, Spilaio Chrisostomou, Monokampi and other places.
  The exhibits include figurines of animals and mythical beings (hermaphrodites), stamped tiles and amphora handles, a large collection of whole pointed-base amphoras from shipwrecks, glass perfume flasks, tools, toilet articles, weapons, coins, clay and bronze vessels and other finds.
  The most important exhibit in the Collection is the "Refuge Relief", a grave relief of the Archaic / early Classical period and the work of a great Parian sculptor. The relief depicts the farewell to the deceased woman by her family and is distinctive for its light island style and the rich folds of the garments.

Executives & Departments

  • Archaeological service:, Tel.: 210 3250148, 210 3310966, Fax: 210 3215897
    21st Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, 10 Epameinonda St., 105 55 Athens

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Monuments of Modern Greece

Art & culture

Modern Greece monuments • Building
Museum

Art & culture

Museum • Archaeological Museum
Museum exhibits • Weapons / Armour • Tools • Statuettes - Figurines • Reliefs • Pottery / Amphoras • Stelae / Funerary • Coins
Periods of the exhibits • Archaic period, 700-480 BC • Classical period, 480-323 BC • Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Roman period, 31 BC-AD 324

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