Archaeological Museum, Zagreb
Its predecessor institution was the "National Museum", open to the public since 1846. It was renamed to "State Institute of Croatia, Slavonia, and Dalmatia" in 1866. In 1878, the Archaeological Department became an independent institution within the State Institute, and the umbrella institute was dissolved in 1939, leaving the Archaeological Museum as a standalone institution. The archaeological collection of the State Institute had been kept in the Academy mansion at Zrinski Square from the 1880s and remained there until 1945, when the museum moved to its current location at the Vranyczany-Hafner mansion, 19 Zrinski Square.
Some of the famous artifacts include:
- the Liber Linteus, mummy and bandages with the longest Etruscan inscription in the world
- the Lumbarda Psephisma, a stone inscription telling about the founding of an ancient Greek colony on the island of Korčula
- "The History and the Activities of the Museum". Zagreb: Archaeological Museum. Retrieved 2011-11-06.
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