Rhodos island in Greece
The Archeological Museum of Rhodes
The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes is housed in the Medieval Building of the Hospital of Knights.
It's a two floors building ,with an internal Yard ,all four sides of which are lined with porticoes.
In its six rooms and the Garden are exhibited interesting finds ,dating from all Periods of the islands History. Objects which have come on during archaeological excavations .
The Most important of the exhibits are ,the stele of Crito &Timarista 5th century BC ,The head of young athlete 4th century BC ,The funerary stele of a dead warrior 2nd century, The Beautiful statue of Aphrodite bathing 1st century, The marble Head of Ilios 250-160 BC ,Headless status of Nymphs ,terracotta statuettes ,a large Rhodian oinochoe of the 7th century BC.
In the garden the visitor can see sculptures and funerary steles of the Hellenic period .The Museum atrium contains also various statues and fragments of funerary monuments. A floor mosaic from Arkasa on Karpathos has been laid in the recess on the south side of the atrium and at the back of the recess stands a reconstruction of a tombstone in the from of a small temple, housing a trophy.
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