- Published on Saturday, 01 June 2013 20:25
- Written by Angelos Giorgis
Archaeological Museum of Thassos is located in Limenas, built near the ancient market. This museum is one of the most important in the provincial Greece and there you can find artifacts from the 7th BC to the 7th century AD.
The findings are available in the museum are from the Paleolithic to the Roman era, thus showing that Thassos was one of the greatest civilizations of the Aegean.
The visitor entering the museum will be impressed by the towering Kouros and will be able to know details of the daily life and culture of the residents through the centuries. In the museum also there are information about Thassos Paleolithic mines discovered, prehistoric rock paintings and jewelry found. Also, through Theagenes from Thassos, who has won Olympic Games many times, presents the history of the Olympic Games.
In the museum someone can see exhibits like pottery, figurines, coins, lamps and also sculptures Hellenistic, Roman and early Christian times.