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Museum of Cycladic Art

17.02.2017 in Museums

The Museum of Cycladic Art Subsistence, Rituals and Cults in “Cycladic Society 5,000 Years Ago” Cycladic civilization flourished on the islands of the central Aegean during the Early Bronze Age (3,200-2,000 BC).   The Museum of Cycladic Art maintains one of the largest and most complete collections of Cycladic antiquities in the world! The Museum of Cycladic Art (MCA) holds representative samples of marble figurines and vases, bronze weapons and tools, leaden figurines and silver vessels, pottery from all the phases of the Early Cycladic period and symbolic objects decorated with incised motifs reminiscent of the sea, the stars, and female fertility. But what do…