in: Attica, Attica, Lavrio
- Open: Tuesday - Sunday 8:00 - 15:00 Monday closed Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The exhibition of antiquities is thematic and chronological, as it aims to show aspects of human life and activity from prehistoric times to the 6th century AD. Hall 1 is dedicated to the mining and metallurgical activities in Laureotiki in antiquity. Emphasis is placed on inscriptions relating to mining laboratories. In Hall 2 exhibited pottery, tools and stone jewelry from Kitsos Cave, inhabited in the Neolithic period (6 to 5 thousand BC), vessels and other offerings from the cemeteries of Thorikos and the region of Sounion (8th - 4th century BC) and finds from sanctuaries and residential complexes in various positions of Lavrion. Important place in the Museum occupied by relief plaques from the frieze of the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, and funerary and votive statues and reliefs from ancient townships of Lavrion. Impressive is the mosaic floor from early (4th-5th cent.ury) Basilica of Lavrio.
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- Open: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 10.00-12.00 Tickets: Full: € 2, Reduced: € 1 In the showcases of the museum there are about 550 (700 from 1500 featuring the museum, according to a report in the newspaper. "Ta Nea") samples of mineral mines of Lavrion exhibited, some of which are only found there. There are metallurgical samples and relatively common minerals (galena, sphalerite, hematite, cerussite etc.) and minerals much more rarely, typical for the region (type locality), as laurionite the serpieritis the ktenasitis the georgiadesitis the thorikositis the kamarizaitis the annabergite etc. The exhibits also include silver coins of the 4th century, made of silver mines, "turtles" lead from ancient times to the last century and tools and equipment the miners who worked there.
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