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This gold headdress of a Bottiaean woman, which identified her as a high priestess, was found in the necropolis of Archontiko in the ancient city of Pella. It dates from 540 to 530 BCE. (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs) 


Bronze and gold helmets from Archontiko bear no signs of wear, suggesting they were meant only for burial purposes. They date from after 530 BCE. (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs)



This marble head of the philosopher Plato is a Roman copy of the original, dating from 360 BCE (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs)

 

This marble bas-relief shows the god of medicine, Asklepios, accompanied by his children, receiving the tributes of mortals whom he has cured. It dates from 375 to 350 BCE. (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs)





This gold funerary mask from Mycenae, dating from the second half of the 16 century BCE, was discovered by Heinrich Schliemann, who believed he had found the grave of Agamemnon, from Homer's Iliad (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs) 



 This marble head of Demosthenes, considered to be the greatest Greek orator, is a Roman copy of a Greek original dating from 280 BCE (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs)


This marble head of Aristotle, philosopher and tutor to Alexander the Great, is a Roman copy of the original, dating from the 4th century BCE (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs)















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