Mycenaean jewelry
Mycenaean jewelry
Bronze sword from Mycenae
The famous death mask from Mycenae
Artemision Bronze - Zeus or Poseidon
Detail of Artemision Bronze
Courtesan and customer, 450BCE
Goddess Athena found at Epidaurus
Philosopher
Grave stele, 350-25 BCE
Santorini wall frescos
Krator
Part of the Antikythera mechanism - 1st cent BCE
Reconstruction of Antikythera mechanism

Here you'll find the gold from Mycenae, significant pottery and sculpture as well as the enigmatic Antikythera mechanism and the noted bronze statue that is either Zeus or Poseidon. This is a major museum and you should allow several hours to do it justice. They also have a nice coffee shop in the basement if you need to regroup.

Last modified 1/31/16; posted 1/13/13; original content © 2016, 2013 John P. Nordin