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The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes

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The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Urn in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.The Archaeological Museum, housed in the Hospital of the Knights , contains interesting antiques from different islands of Dodecanese . Most come from the archaeological excavations site of Ialyssos (9 km from the center of Rhodes ).

A superb collection of coins, vases, statues and jewelery tells the story of the island since the ninth century BC to the Christian era. You can also see a lovely collection of jars and mosaics.

Location

At the beginning of the Street of the Knights , on the left, the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes is housed on the first floor of the hospital of the Knights .

VisitsVisits

The Aphrodite of Rhodes
Aphrodite of Rhodes Archaeological Museum of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image. The masterpiece of the museum is undoubtedly Aphrodite of Rhodes, a small alabaster statue of the first century BC, depicting the goddess naked out of the bath, on one knee and raising its elegant long hair.
The statue of Dionysus
Statue of Dionysos, bearded Hellenistic work of the second century BC.
Kouros
The kouros, large statue of the sixth century BC depicting a naked headless discovered Camiros .
Aphrodite modest
Aphrodite modest third century BC.
The god Helios
We can also admire a marble head representing Helios, the sun god, dating from the second century BC.
Headstones
Tombstones in the fifth century BC necropolis of Camiros on which are depicted scenes of everyday life.

General Information

Visiting hoursVisiting hours
Hours: Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 8 h 30 to 14 h 30.

Price: 3 €.

Phone: 00 30 22410 276 57

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