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Archaeological Museum of Santorini (Fira)

It was created in 1960 from the Ministry of Public Work with a view to it replaces the old museum (that was built in 1920), which collapsed at the duration of earthquake 1956. Was created in 1960 from the Ministry of Public Work with a view to it replaces the old museum (that was built in 1920), which collapsed at the duration of earthquake 1956. The museum contains the following collections: Sculpture, from the Archaik until and the Roman period. Signs, from the Archaik until and the Roman period. Vessels and earthen statuettes, from the Geometrical  until and the Hellenistic period. The more important points of report are:

 

Artifact No. 1783

Thiraic poterry with geometrical decoration. Representative example of local laboratory, the production of that begins in the dues of the 8 oy century p.H. and lasts until the 6 century p.H. As it was realised at the Archaik of cemetery of ancient Thira and is dated by the beginning of the 7th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 777

Pot from the cemetery of Ancient  Thira. It is a island that was given in laboratory and the dates for the beginning of the 7th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 1320

Big pot with decoration. Brilliant example of the 7 th century B.C. Cycladic   Art, but also the unique sample for the Thira. The metopes with his neck the vessel is decorated with a swan and the band for scapula shows two chariots that dressed with horses. It emanates from a children's burial in the cemetery of Archajk Thira, in northern side of mountain. It is dated in calcium. 675 B.C.

 

Artifact No 306

Uper part of one ancient Kouros. He is one from the first known colossal statues, that were found in the cemetery of ancient Thira, in the westerner sides of mountain. It is dated in the end of the 7 th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 307

Trunke of  ancient  engraved Kouros from the cemetery ancient Thira, in the westerner sides of mountain. It is dated in the end of the 7 th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 392

Figurine made from mud' that you cover with painting decoration of which the colour continues being well maintained. Because the characteristics of circulation of hands to the head, it has been interpreted as sad. It is dated in the end of the 7 th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 1772

Attic black pot. At the front side, Athina and the Hercules have shown a parasitic scene, while in the backstage they are portrayed the Apollo she plays lyra, and the Artemis. The other aspect is decorated with two riders is framed from archer and a soldier. The dead person name is in verge his vessel. As it was realised at the Archaic of cemetery of ancient Thira and is dated from the second half 6 th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 1773

Attic black Pot. In his exterior surface vessel, a chariot of battle and a duel between two soldiers are portrayed scenes between leave warriors. By the interior, six boats are portrayed in verge and the Neptune in the centre, killing the giant. By the base, two riders they are portrayed in the two sides of soldier. As it was realised at the ancient cemetery of ancient Thira and is dated from the second half 6 th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 1774

Attic Blue Color crater. By the neck are portrayed scenes with chariots of battle, in that participates the view Athina. His internal surface verges is decorated with four boats. By the cemetery of ancient Thira, it is dated in the second half 6 th century B.C.

 

Artifact No. 509

Volcanic (trahjtis)rock weights 480 kilos. It was it is raised by the athlete Eymasta with naked hands his and realisation it is monument in a sign with the same Stone: "Eymastas, son of Kritovoloy, raised my in the open sea of ground".

 

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