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Papastrateio Archaeological Museum of Agrinio

Last Update: Nov 2013
(Est. 1960)
1, N. Diamanti & K. Varnali Streets 30100 AGRINIO , ETOLOAKARNANIA , GREECE
Tel.: +30 26410 27377
Opening hours:
01Jun - 31Oct Tue-Sun, 0900-1600
01Nov - 31May Tue-Sun, 0800-1500

Papastrateio Archaeological Museum of Agrinio - Photo Gallery

Papastrateio Archaeological Museum of Agrinio - Overview

  The museum contains finds from the district of Aetoloacarnania, ranging from the Prehistoric to the Roman periods. It was erected in 1960 and is a donation of the Papastratos brothers.
  The most important items of the exhibition are:
- Mycenaean one-handled squat jug decorated with cross-hatched loops and flowers. It was found at Aghios Elias, in the vicinity of Messolongi and dates to the second half of the 15th century BC (LH IIB).
- Marble corner acroterion from the Heroon of Alyzia, dated to the 2nd century AD.
- Protome of Herakles from the Heroon of Calydon. Possibly a copy of an original statue dated to the 4th century BC.
- Protome of Eros from the Heroon of Calydon.
- Protome of Aphrodite "armata" from the Heroon of Calydon.It reminds the type of statue introduced by Timotheos.
- Head of Zeus from the Heroon of Calydon.
- Protome of Meleagros from the Heroon of Calydon.
- Stone door from the burial chamber of the Heroon of Calydon. It imitates a wooden door with bronze hinges.
- Painted clay sima bearing representations of Nikae on chariots. From the Laphrion at Calydon.
- Front surface of a cover-tile in the shape of a female head, from the Laphrion at Calydon.

Papastrateio Archaeological Museum of Agrinio - Map

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Museum • Archaeological Museum
Visiting Information • Free admission • Fixed hours
Museum exhibits • Household items • Architectural parts • Tools / Stone • Statues / Marble • Statuettes - Figurines / Clay / Marble • Inscriptions • Pottery • Stelae / Funerary • Antefix-acroterion • Jewellery • Protomes / Marble • Architectural sculptures • Grave offerings
Periods of the exhibits • Late Neolithic, 5300-4500 BC • Bronze Age, 3200-1050 BC • Ancient historical times, 1050 BC- AD 324

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