Archaeological Museum, Chios City, Chios Island
Friese with Relief of Soldier and Shields

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The Archaeological Museum of Chios is situated in the southern part of the city. It was prohibited to take photographs inside the museum, and we had to leave our cameras at the entrance. As we were told that we could take pictures of the materials exhibited outside, I did so. In the photo above is the friese with relief of a soldier and his shield and spear. It belongs to the late antique period. There was no indication from which part of Chios this came from.

Macedonian Tomb

This is the "Macedonian Tomb" reconstruced in the courtyard of the museum. It was found in Chios town, and dated the second century BC. There is a small funerary chamber inside. At the left side of the tomb, there were many funerary urns. I would guess they were found inside the tomb.

Marble Statue of a Woman
Larger-than-life marble statue of a woman. She wears a Dolic peplos and cithon. Dated between the first century BC and the first century AD. Found in Chios town.

Anta capital

Anta capital made in the first half of the fifth century BC. Found in Chios town.

Archaeological Museum

This is the gate of the archaeological museum. It looks like some kind of fortification. Relatively new construction. The museum is open everyday except Monday, from 8:30 to 15:00.


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