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Pythagorion archaeological collection
Collection of Pythagoreion
The collection has been
housed in the ground floor of the Town Hall since the beginning of the
century. The building was restored after World War II and in 1993 some
interventions were carried out on the east facade.
It contains the following collections:
- Marble statue of seated Aiakes. According to the inscription, it was dedicated to Hera by Aiakes, father of Polycrates, as a tithe of the wealth he acquired by piracy. It was found at the Pythagoreion and dates from ca. 540 B.C.
- Marble monumental sarcophagus in the shape of a temple, dated to the second half of the 6th century B.C.
- Small poros grave stele. It is crowned with a palmette and bears the iscription "Diagoras of Delos". Dated to 530 B.C.
- Marble grave stele crowned with a palmette. It was found at Chora and dates from 500/490 B.C.
- Statue of the emperor Trajan. Marble, larger-than-life statue of the Roman emperor (height 2.71m.).
- Marble portrait of Augustus (height 0.49m.).
- Marble portrait of
Claudius (height 0.53m.).
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