Short Guide to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki (English language edition)
Distributed by University of Exeter Press. English language text. 189 mainly colour illustrations.
The exhibits on display in the Archaeological Museum of
Thessaloniki are presented and illustrated in the pages of this Short Guide. The illustrations are accompanied by a brief explanatory text. This handy format short guide is designed to accompany visitors during their tour of the Museum, and afterwards serves as a keepsake, preserving the memory of the items displayed.
The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is one of the largest museums in Greece; its permanent exhibitions include unique masterpieces of ancient Greek art dating from prehistoric times to late antiquity. It holds and interprets artefacts from the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods, mostly from the city of Thessaloniki but also from the region of Macedonia in general.
Portico-Ante-Room Sculpture Exhibition
Room1 Temple of Therme
Room 2 Sculpture Exhibition
Room 3 Sculpture Exhibition
Room 4 Thessalonike Exhibition
Room 5 Sculpture Exhibition
Room 6 Sculpture Exhibition
Room 7 Macedonian Tombs
Room 8 Sindos Exhibition
Room 9 Vergina and Derveni Exhibition
Room 10 Archaic and Early Classical Periods
Room 11 Prehistoric Collection
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.
189 illustrations, mainly in colour