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Archaeological Section

Archaeological Section - Syntagma Metro Station Archaeological Collection - Joy of Museum

Archaeological Section

This Archaeological Section is a view of the archaeological sequence showing it in the vertical plane, as a cross-section. This exhibit illustrates the profile and stratigraphy of what was discovered in the excavations for the Syntagma Metro Station. This archaeological approach makes it easier to view and interpret what developed at this location over time.

Key highlights in this Archaeological Section include:

  • Cistern from the Ottoman Period
  • Early Christian Grave
  • Road foundations to Mesogaia
  • Pit of the “Peisistratid” Aqueduct
  • Grave from the 4th Century BC
  • Eridanos River Bed

Archaeological Section

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

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Photo Credit: JOM

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