Athens International Airport Archaeological Collection

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Athens International Airport Archaeological Collection
Established 2003
Location Athens International Airport
Type Archaeological
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The Athens International Airport Archaeological Collection is a museum in the Athens International Airport in Spata, Attica, Greece.

The collection was established in 2003 and houses many ancient artefacts which were uncovered during construction work at the site which was once a flourishing agricultural area in ancient times.

The museum was opened by Greek Culture Minister Evangelos Venizelos and Transport Minister Christos Verelis and at that time it had 172 pieces, notably amphoras, tools, engravings and bas-relief sculpture dating from the Neolithic to the Byzantine eras.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athens airport opens archaeological museum". Ioltravel. July 1, 2003. Archived from the original on June 30, 2010. Retrieved August 30, 2009.