National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece

National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
The National Archaeological Museum in Athens Greece is considered one of the world's greatest and contains one of the richest collections of Greek art in the world.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
This statue dates back  to 600BC and is a great example of the early Greek sculptors.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
The museum displays all of the statues beautifully. The pieces date back centuries and are amazing examples of ancient Greek artistry.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
The ancient Greeks had a tendency to sculpt the statues larger than life. It's understandable that later the Romans duplicated the styles of the Greeks.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
Classic Greek style capping the Greek columns.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon. The identification cannot be made but it is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early classical period. 460 BC.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
These artifacts come from the roof lines of ancient Greek temples.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
Children on a school field trips to the museum. I overheard one say that she wasn't impressed because all of the statues are broken... Haha.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
Zeus
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
Gold jewelry and other artifacts.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
The Mask of Agamemnon, one of the best known pieces shown in the museum.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
Statue dating back to 2800-2300 BC.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
National Archaeological Museum, Athens Greece
Admission to this beautiful museum is $7 euro and is a must see when visiting Athens.

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