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Guide to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki (Italian language edition)

By Julia Vokotopoulou

Guide to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki (Italian language edition)
Paperback, 256 pages £15.00
Published: 1995
ISBN: 9789607254368
Format: 220mm x 150mm
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Subjects: Art & Art History, Classical Studies and Ancient History, Museum Studies

Distributed by University of Exeter Press.

The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, one of the most important in Greece, houses masterpieces of Greek art associated with the history of Ancient Macedonia, from the 2nd millennium BC to the 4th century BC and the reigns of Philip II and Alexander the Great. The Guide to the Museum presents the rich, varied finds from Vergina, Sindos and Derveni and many other important Macedonian sites. Detailed illustrations accompany the descriptions of the objects on display.

The introduction on Ancient Macedonia, and the informative texts prefacing the descriptions of individual sections are designed to set the objects on display in their historical context, to help visitors to the Museum to enjoy the beauty of ancient art and follow the history of Macedonia.

240 colour illustrations. Italian language text.

INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT MACEDONIA

HISTORY OF THE MUSEUM

GUIDE FOR VISITORS

PORTICO - ANTE-ROOM  sculpture Exhibition

ROOM  1             ‘Temple of Therme’

ROOM   2             sculpture Exhibition

ROOM   3             sculpture Exhibition

ROOM   4             Thessalonike Exhibition

Area       a             Therme

Area       b             Hellenistic Thessalonike

Area       c             Late Hellenistic and Roman Thessalonike

Area       d             Religious cults in Thessalonike

Area       E             Public Life in Thessalonike

Area       f              Public Buildings

Area       g             Private Residences

ROOM   5             Sculpture Exhibition

ROOM   6             Sculpture Exhibition

ROOM   7             The Macedonian Tombs

ROOM   8             Sindos Exhibition

ROOM   9             Vergina and Derveni Exhibition

ROOM 10            Archaic and Early classical periods

ROOM 11            Prehistoric Collection

BIBLIOGRAPHY

JULIA VOKOTOPOULOU was Director of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki from 1982 until her untimely death in 1995. She conducted many excavations in Epirus and Central Macedonia, and supervised the restoration of many monuments including those at Nikopolis, Arta, Thessaloniki and Olynthos, and set up the archaeological museums in Ionnina, Nikopolis and Arta. Her many publications deal mainly with the art, topography and inscriptions of ancient Macedonia and Epirus, and with ancient metalworking.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback , 256 pages
ISBN:
 9789607254368
Format:
 220mm x 150mm
240 color illus.

BIC Code:
 1DVG, ACG, HDDK, WTHM
BISAC Code:
  ART015060, HIS002000, SOC003000, TRV016000
Imprint:
 Kapon Editions


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