Archaeological Museum of Tinos

Tinos Museum

This small museum has relief pottery from the 7th century BC, one of which depicts Athena's birth - a small goddess jumping out Zeus' head.

The inner yard of the Archaeological Museum of Tinos with sculptures around the walls.
photo: Zde / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Archaeological Museum of Tinos is located on the main uphill road that leads to the church of Panagia Evangelistria. It is a structure that was built by the Greek Archaeological Society, while the architectural design was delivered by Ch. Bouras.

What are the exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Tinos?

Among the museum's exhibits are pottery, collections of ancient coins, and other archaeological findings from different chronological periods. Particularly impressive are the famous storage pits discovered in the sanctuary of Dietra and Kore at the foothills of the village Ksoburgo, as well as the various exhibits from parts of the temple of Poseidon and Amphitrite.

About Archaeological Museum of Tinos

Last updated: 26 Apr 2021

address Leof. Megalocharis, Tinos, 842 00, Greece
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