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Archaeological Museum of Skyros


In two rooms of the museum contains finds from archaeological sites on the island, dating from the early Greek period (2.800-1900 BC) until Roman times.   Features pottery is of Cypriot origin flask, Attic geometric compass sculpted ponies at the cap, and zoomorphic rhyton (ritual vessel) shaped horse.   The museum includes the following collections:   EH pottery period (2800-1900 BC) from the town of Skyros, etc. Mooring . Importantly, the relief cap from the Cycladic Papalagoudi and Trojan "goblet" from the Mooring. It also presents a paint-Cycladic tools from obsidian.   Pottery of the Mycenaean period (1600-1100 BC) from various locations on the island: Winds, stirrup jars, alabastra, bowls etc. Extremely interesting are the two vases, depicting a ship and the other fish.   Geometric pottery (11th-9th century BC.) From the coastal cemeteries in Shops. The bowls, pitchers, one-handled tall glasses, nice jugs, the trifylloschima miniature vases and jewelry such as gold leaf and sfykotires for the hair, necklaces fagentiagi is typical of the wealth of the period.   Findings of Protogeometric and Geometric period (900-800 BC). Interestingly, the crater on the wheel, bronze bracelets, local coarse pottery, the PG 353 plate no.   Geometric pottery mainly from Aghia Anna and shops: a flask, gold earrings and sfikotiras, two marionette puppets, paper bracelets and a nice set of pots: jugs, bowls, pitcher, etc.   Archaic and Roman finds from recent excavations period: Evian aryballoi Corinthian origin, geometric jugs with representations of horses, with wonderful richly decorated bowls, a film of electrum (alloy of gold and silver), brooches and necklaces and imported faience vases.   Vases and other objects from the classical and Roman period (5th-1st century BC.) Woman figurine classical period, Hellenistic head and child figurine, Hellenistic period pottery, plastic zoomorphic vase, a headless statue of Cybele.   Interesting are the sculptures: daughter Archaic period, grave stele (480 BC) xanasmilefthike in Roman times in the back, head fragment daughter and perhaps Apollo statue.   In the courtyard exposed architectural elements and sculptures from various periods and sarcophagi from the Geometric and Geometric period.   The museum's great collection of folklore Kostiri Avenue in memory of his brother the archaeologist I. Papadimitriou.
Archaeological Museum of Skyros
Archaeological Museum of Skyros



The Museum of Skyros was founded in 1963 and was inaugurated ten years later to house the archaeological findings testify to its long history.   Skyros has been inhabited since the Neolithic Age (5500-2800 BC) as evidenced by the relics found at various locations on the island. Flourished during the Early Bronze Age (2800-1900 BC) and reaches its peak during the Mycenaean period (1650-1100 BC). Important Skyros and appears in geometric and archaic years. In 475 BC conquered by the Athenians and the 323/22 BC passes into the hands of the Macedonians. In 197 BC conquered by the Romans. From the second century. AD spread on the island the Christian religion.


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Κατευθύνεστε προς Σκύρο φτάνετε στο χωριό Ασπούς στη διασταύρωση για Σκύρο –Καλαμίτσα (5,5km,5 λεπτά) όπου συνεχίζετε ευθεία προς Σκύρο. Σε 3,5 km θα φτάσετε σε μια κυκλική διασταύρωση όπου αν πάτε προς τον ανηφορικό δρόμο ευθεία θα πάτε προς τη Χώρα (Σκύρο), εσείς όμως θα πάτε προς τα δεξιά προς Μώλο και σε 1km υπάρχει διασταύρωση με πινακίδα προς τα αριστερά για Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο όπου σε λιγότερο από 1km οδηγεί στην πλατεία του Μπρουκ όπου βρίσκεται το Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο αλλά και το Μουσείο Φαλτάιτς.

Το Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Σκύρου είναι ανοικτό από τις 8:30 έως τις 15:30 καθημερινά όλο το χρόνο και τις αργίες εκτός όμως από τις Δευτέρες. Η είσοδος είναι 2€.

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