Ancient Olympic Games Museum in Greece
The Ancient Olympic Games Museum in Greece presents a rich history of the Olympic Games and carefully houses 463 ancient finds dating back from the 2nd millennium BC to the 5th century A.C. Thematic sections including 14 exhibits take visitors on a journey starting with the sport festival's birth in Greece with ceramic findings and objects from the Mycenae period. The museum offers a permanent exhibition of ancient artifacts dating from prehistoric times to the Early Christian period, and copper and stone inscriptions provide insight into how the games were organized. In addition to the artifacts, visitors can browse through detailed visual material. The museum's building complex features exhibition rooms, auxiliary spaces, and storerooms on both the basement and ground floor. Precious exhibitions include a collection of terracotta from the prehistoric, archaic, and classical periods, a collection of bronzes, and a collection of sculptures from the archaic up to the Roman period. The Ancient Olympic Games Museum aims to present all aspects of ancient sports and reveal important insights about the Olympic Games' history in Greece.
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