Crete, Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

The collection of Minoan antiquities in the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion is the largest in the world and the museum is considered the pre-eminent museum of Minoan civilization. It is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece and one of the most important in Europe.

Its exhibits include representative samples from all periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering approximately 5500 years from the Neolithic Age to Roman times. Pride of place in the collections of holding the unique masterpieces of Minoan art.

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