Greece holiday, Greece accommodation, Villa greece and Greek island cruise
Advertising Info
Hotel & Travel Guide for your holidays in Paros-Greece. The site where Hotel Owners and Agents in Paros meet their Guests!
Greece » Cyclades islands » Paros island » Paros Sightseeing » The Archaeological Museum
Greek version availableEnglish version available
Mykonos island Paros Hotels
Mykonos island Paros Rooms
Mykonos island Paros Suites
Mykonos island Paros Studios
Mykonos island Paros Apartments
Mykonos island Paros Villas
mykonos hotel
mykonos island
Mykonos island Paros Junior Suites
Mykonos island Paros Family Rooms
Mykonos island Paros Honeymoon
Mykonos island Paros Maisonettes
Mykonos island Paros Bungalows
mykonos hotel
mykonos island
Paros on Google Maps
Paros Detailed Map
Paros Travel Agencies
Why Paros?
About Paros
Paros Villages
Paros Beaches
Paros Photo Gallery
Paros Panoramas
Paros Slide Show
Paros Wallpapers
Paros Sightseeing
 Paros Video Clip
 Paros PDF guide: En | Gr
Paros Virtual Tour
Hotels in Paros by area: 
Paros info by area: 
Back to Paros sightseeing

The Archaeological Museum of Paros

The Archaeological Museum of Paros is found in the town of Paros (Paroikia). The exhibits cover all periods of the history of the island from prehistoric times up to the Roman period and are displayed in three halls, a gallery and an atrium. The most important pieces are exhibited in the first hall, which contains the sculptures which also constitute the history of sculpture on the island.

Click on any image to enlarge
click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge

You should not miss to pay attention to the archaic statue of Gorgo, to the marble relief coming from the memorial of Archilochos, to the huge statue of Artemis (Diana) found at Delion and to a statue of Nike (Victory) made by a local sculptor.

The second hall is smaller and contains the finds from the excavations at the islet of Despotiko, southern to Antiparos.

click to enlarge   click to enlarge   click to enlarge   click to enlarge   click to enlarge

The third hall is kept for the prehistoric period for the finds of ancient Paros. The exhibits come both from Paros, Antiparos and the islet of Saliagos and describe the evolution of culture from the Late Neolithic up to the Late Bronze Age and to the Roman period. You will see statuettes, relief, funeral gifts from the ancient cemetery, inscriptions, and the famous “Parian Marble”, the inscribed stele of marble that records in detail all the important facts of antiquity up to 264 b.C., when it was written. A considerable part of this chronicle is found in the museum, whereas two pieces of it are found in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, Great Britain. The text is written in the Attic dialect and in 134 lines it cites all the important historic facts of 1318 years.

click to enlarge   click to enlarge   click to enlarge   click to enlarge   click to enlarge
Back to Paros island Home Page   View hotels in: