Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, Attica, (Greece) contains mainly sculptures, discovered in Piraeus and in the area of the Attic coast from Bronze Age to Roman times
 
Collections
The museum's displayed objects are divided in sections:
 
  • Prehistoric collection (Mycenaean)
  • Pottery collection
  • Bronze statues
  • A reconstruction of a typical Classical sanctuary (Cybele's)
  • Classical gravestones
  • Large funerary monuments
  • Hellenistic sculptures
  • Roman sculptures
 
 
 
The building
The old building of the museum (330 m2), which is currently used as a storage room, was built in 1935. The new two-store building, which was inaugurated in 1981, covers a total area of total 1.394 m2. Both buildings neighbour on the Zeas (Greek: Ζέα) ancient classical theater. In the near future, the theater site is going to be used as an open-air sculpture exhibition.
 
 
Gallery
        

Funerary relief for a girl,
flanked by
her parents (330/320 BC)

The Piraeus Athena,
a classical-age bronze

The Piraeus Apollo,
an archaic-age bronze

Copy of Piraeus Lion

Nude ephebe
(2nd century CE), Roman
copy after an original
of the Polykleitan school

Bronze statue
of a Piraeus Artemis.
It dates from the mid-4th
century and is attributed
to the sculptor Euphranor

Bronze tragic mask from the
mid-4th century and is
attributed to the sculptor

Silanion

 

Location
The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus is only 450m away from our Hotel.