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Epigraphic Museum, Athens

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The Epigraphical Museum of Athens, Greece, is unique in Greece and the largest of its kind in the world. Its collection comprises 14,078, mostly Greek, inscriptions, which cover the period from early historical times to the Late Roman period, primarily in Greece. It is situated in the south wing of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. It comprises an internal and external courtyard, a lobby, eleven rooms, a large hypostyle Pi-shaped corridor, a gallery, offices, a laboratory for the conservation of inscribed stone monuments and lavatories. Only the courtyards, lobby and four rooms are open to the public, while the rest is reserved for researchers. A full photographic archive of the collection is being assembled for future visitors.Further readingInscriptiones Graecae: Consilio Et Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarium Berolinensis Et Brandenburgensis Editae (Multilingual Edition)
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  • When I visited the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, I stopped by because there was a museum here next door. The excavation from the site of the exhibition was engraved with ancient characters, and I felt that it was valuable as a theme-focused museum.
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  • When I stopped by the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, there was a mysterious object in the plaza in front of the building and Epigraphic Museum on the side of the building. Looking at the map, "Kinishido Museum" was a notation without understanding. I did not enter the inside because I was not intrigued very much.
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