At the Archaeological Museum of Veria, the visitor can see important exhibits from the Neolithic to the Hellenistic and Roman eras.
The Museum's collections include:
In an impressive room on the ground floor with a special configuration so that each display case refers to carved chamber tombs, Hellenistic ceramics and corroplasts from the cemeteries of Veria are exhibited, which reflects the burial customs of that period.
On the mezzanine there are exhibits from the excavations in the Neolithic settlements such as the cave of Rodochori, Nea Nikomedia, Polyplatanos, from the Bronze Age (Angelochori), from various Iron Age sites from the Archaic times (Asomata), while the Classical - The Hellenistic and Roman periods are represented by findings at the sites of Lefkapetra, Kypseli and Mikri Santa.
Of particular interest are the findings from the important ancient city of Mieza and its area, which cover a long period starting from the late Bronze Age and reaching Hellenistic times. Among them you will admire rich gifts from the cemetery of the Classical period of Miesza, mainly vases and jewelry.
In the surrounding area of the Museum as well as on the ground floor, the following are exhibited:
Hellenistic and Roman sculpture, all-relief and relief (tomb reliefs, funerary and honor altars, portraits, tablecloths, statues from the city of Veria but also from the rest of the prefecture. Hellenistic and Roman
architecture (columns, architraves, column bases, etc. exposed in the forecourt)
Epigraphical (from Veria and the surrounding area)
A few finds from Vergina (Aiges) as well as from the area of Kopanou (Mieza).
Editor: Fotini Anastasopoulou