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The Heraklion Archaeological Museum:a hymn to art

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, founded at the beginning of the 20th century, houses the masterpieces of Minoan Art. The Museum is one of the oldest in Greece and among the most well known worldwide. We welcome you to its collection and invite you to indulge in the greatness of Cretan art.


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Clio Muse

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The Heraklion Archaeological Museum:a hymn to art

1. Entrance

3 Stories

2. Marine Ritual Triton

3 Stories

3. Seated female Figurine

2 Stories

4. Clay Model of a Four-Wheeled Wagon

3 Stories

5. The Golden Bee Pendant

4 Stories

6. Pithoi

3 Stories

7. Kamares Krater With Relief Lilies

2 Stories

8. Model House from Archanes

3 Stories

9. Minoan Chessboard

2 Stories

10. Phaistos Disc

4 Stories

11. The Boxer’s Rhyton

2 Stories

12. The Bull-Leaping Fresco

3 Stories

13. Three Oversized Double Axes

2 Stories

14. The Harvester Vase

2 Stories

15. The Swing

2 Stories

16. Minos ring

3 Stories

17. Stone Bull’s Head Rhyton

3 Stories

18. The Snake Goddess

3 Stories

19. Linear B tablets

3 Stories

20. Sword With Gold-Covered Hilt

2 Stories

21. Boar Tusk Helmet

2 Stories

22. The Poppy Goddess

3 Stories

23. Hagia Triada Sarcophagus

3 Stories

24. The Cup-Bearer

2 Stories

25. Blue Bird Fresco

3 Stories

26. La Parisienne

3 Stories

27. Prince of the Lilies

2 Stories

28. Stele Hymn to Zeus

3 Stories

29. Athena Promachos

2 Stories

30. Bronze shield from Idaean cave

2 Stories

31. Mosaic of Roman villa

4 Stories

32. Skull of a Young man

2 Stories

33. Marble sarcophagus

2 Stories

34. Pluto and Persephone

4 Stories