Archaeological museum of Vathi

Σάμος 831 00


Description


The Archaeological Museum of Vathi, is housed in two different buildings: an old building that is known as the Paschaleios Archaiofilakio (storehouse of ancient objects) built in 1912 and a modern building of 1987, constructed with the expenses of the car company Volkswagen. This modern building hosts a large collection of Archaic sculpture.

This modern building hosts a large collection of Archaic sculpture. This museum hosts exhibits found in excavations all around Samos. The most impressive exhibit is a

The most impressive exhibit is a gigantic kouros (male) statue 5,5 m high. There are also other statues and friezes depicting scenes from mythology or daily life, pieces of pottery, small statues, tools of daily use and some weaponry.