(4 Neofytou Douka Street, 106 74 Athens tel. 210 7228321-3)
The Museum of Cycladic Art was founded in 1986 and houses works of Cycladic and Ancient Greek Art by Nikolaos and Ekaterinas Goulandris. It is dedicated to the study and dissemination of Aegean culture, from the prehistoric period to modern times. The approximately 350 objects of Cycladic art on display are one of the most important Cycladic collections in the world. On display are objects in clay, metal and marble, made by the inhabitants of the Cyclades during the 3rd millennium BC. and the marble figurines, mainly female figures carved in Cycladic marble, stand out. The collection of Ancient Greek Art includes works from the Bronze Age to the Late Roman period (4th century AD). but also categories of Greek art, such as ceramics, figurine making and sculpture of all periods, while including objects of various periods made of copper, glass, precious metals, as well as a characteristic collection of coins from the Cyclades.
Editor: Fotini Anastasopoulou