Archaeological Museum of Andros

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The Archaeological Museum of Andros is a museum in Andros, Greece. The Archaeological Museum of Andros was established in 1981 following a donation from the Basil and Eliza Goulandris Foundation. The building was designed by Stamo Papadaki.[1]

The museum collections ranges from the Mycenaean era to the Roman period. The museum contains artifacts from the geometric settlement at Zagora, sculptures dating from the Archaic to the Roman period, a collection of inscriptions and sculptures dating to the Proto-Byzantine and Byzantine periods Of major note is the 4th century life-size marble statue of Hermes discovered in Palaiopolis and believed to be a copy of a Praxiteles.[2]

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  1. ^ "Archaeological Museum of Andros". Travel Info Greece. Retrieved August 28, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Andros Archaeological Museum". Lonely Planet Publications. Retrieved August 28, 2009. 

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