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Museum of the Ancient Agora

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Ancient Agora Museum, Athens

The Museum of the Ancient Agora is housed in the Stoa of Attalos located in the ancient Greek Agora. The Stoa of Attalos was a stoa built by King Attalos II of Pergamon, who ruled between 159 BC and 138 BC. The current building was reconstructed in 1952–1956.

The museum’s collection includes clay, bronze and glass objects, sculptures, coins and inscriptions from the 7th to the 5th century BC, as well as pottery of the Byzantine period and the Turkish occupation. The museum also hosts exhibits are connected with the Athenian democracy.

Historical Exhibits of the Museum of the Ancient Agora

Photo Gallery

Museum of the Ancient Agora

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“Time is the wisest counsellor of all.”
– Pericles

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Photo Credit: JOM