Dating archeological eras

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Be sure to also visit the Acropolis Museum at 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, below the Acropolis hilltop.This museum contains one of the most valuable collections of ancient Greek art in the world.

The Agora was a place of administration and commerce as well as the meeting place of the Agora tou Dimou, a civic decision-making group.From the third century to the 15th century, the Byzantine Empire ruled over the land of what is now the Balkans, Greece, and Asia Minor. Byzantine artists created masterpieces of detailed glittering mosaics and gilded icons.With more than 25,000 artifacts on display, the Byzantine Museum is a treasury of religious artifacts from the Byzantine period as well as pieces from the early Christian, medieval, and post-Byzantine eras.The Vase and Decorative Objects Collection showcases ancient Greek pottery from the 11th century BC all the way until the classical Roman period.The Stathatos Collection features minor objects from a wide range of historical periods.

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