Rethymno Archaeological Museum

Greece

Τhe report of the Archaeological Museum Rethymno include items from various excavations and give a timeless image of cultural history of the country from the Neolithic period to the years of Roman occupancy.

The collections include:

- Findings from late neolithic (3500 – 2900 B.C. ) and early minoan (2800 – 2100 b.c. ) years from the caves Geranium, Melidonioy, Margelon and Εlenon.

- Findings minoan era (2100 – 1600 BC) from the building blocks of Apodoyloy, Monastiraki and the holy peak in Βrisina.

-Findings late minoan era (1600 – 1100 BC) of the cemeteries in the region. Representative is the cemetery of Kalyvon.

- Findings geometric (1000 – 700 B.C. ) and archaic (700 – 500 B.C. ) years of Eleftherna and Axos.

- Findings classical, Hellenistic era and roman years from Stavromenos and Argyroupolis (Lappa).

One of the most important exhibits of the Museum are:

- Larnaca with imaging hunting scene from Armeni Ancient Necropolis of Kalyvon (1320 – 1200 BC).

- Figurine minoan goddess “ICU ‘ towering hands”from the Pagalochori (1320 – 1200 BC).

- Marble statue Aphrodite of Argyroupolis (1ST A.D. b.c. ).

- Marble figurine from Gerani cave (3600 – 3200 BC).

- Clay phantom temple from which survived the floor, from the Monastiraki (1800 – 1700 BC).

- Part Galindolowland phantom bank tenders with inscription in linear A writing, from the sacred summit Βrisina (1700 – 1600 BC).

- Ηθμοπυξίδα from Stavromenos. Clay ajar vessel with foot and cap. The bottom of it is pierced. Bear decor from continuous coils and plants. (1500 – 1450 BC).

- Head clay female figurine from Axos (around 530 B.C. ).

- Part of marble grave column from Stavromenos. Shown naked athlete with dog (about 460 B.C. ).

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