LARISSA

Archaeological Museum of Larissa

     

    The museum is housed in an Islamic mosque constructed in the 19th century. The building of the new museum is under constraction.

It contains:

  • collections of Palaeolithic fossils,

  • Neolithic vases,

  • figurines, tools and other items, Bronze Age and Geometric vases,

  • Archaic funerary finds from Aghios Georghios at Larissa,

  • burial finds of the Classical period,

  • the prehistoric menhir from Souphli Magoula,

  • architectural parts and sculptures spanning the period from Archaic to Byzantine times,

  • Hellenistic and Roman sculptures,

  • funerary, votive and inscribed stelae spanning the period from Archaic to Roman times, and

  • a Roman mosaic from Kalo Nero at Larissa.

 

The most important items of the exhibition are:

  • Terracotta model of a small house from Plateia Magoula Zarkou, dated to the Neolithic period.

 

  • Marble funerary stele from Larissa. According to the inscription carved on the narrow side of the stele, the relief representation depicts a hoplite killed in the battle of Tanagra in 457 B.C.

 

  • Marble torso of an athlete found in the district of Larissa.

 

  • Red-figure bell krater decorated with a painted representation of Dionysos and Ariadne, accompanied by Satyrs and Maenads.

 

 

  • Mosaic floor decorated with a representation of Nike crowning the Agon. It was found at Kalo Nero at Larissa and dates from the Roman period.

    

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Number of  visitors

 from 12/8/2005

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