We are pleased to announce that in the context of our new temporary exhibition The “polyphonic” tradition of the 19th century: Jewels and weapons from the collections of Andy Antotsiou and Antonis Souliotis in the multipurpose hall of “Eftychia Kourkoutidou-Nikolaidou” our Museum organizes a series of tours by the collectors themselves free of charge to the public. First tour, on Friday 15/7 at 11:00 by Mrs. Andy Antotsiou.
The exhibition presents characteristic jewelry by geographical area (Macedonia, Thrace, Eubeia, Boeotia, Attica, Aegean, Crete, Dodecanese, Cyprus and Ionian Islands), but also as groups of jewelry that illustrate the basic techniques of construction and decoration which are explained through information video of the Cultural Foundation of Piraeus Bank. Also on display are weapons that illustrate the diversity of armaments of the Balkan warriors and the independent Greek state.
The multilingual names of the objects, but also their construction and decoration techniques enrich our knowledge of the economic and social relations of the period, the imports of objects from Central Europe and the East and the rich and varied local production.
With the collaboration of: Piraeus Bank Group, Cultural Foundation