ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF FLORINA

The Archaeological Museum of Florina , a building from the 60s that was repaired in 1998 , excavations exposed objects and traditions , from ancient sites of Florina and cover a long period from the Neolithic to the Byzantine period . The exhibition on the ground floor , which was organized in 1998 and opened in May 1999 , comprises three main sections . The first , developed in the left of the entrance hall , the visitor is informed about the geology and history of the area currently covered by the prefecture of Florina , since the appearance of the first archaeological remains ( about 5800 BC ) to the end of the Roman period, and for up to date archaeological research. Lord, however , the exhibition theme of this module is the human activity in prehistoric times, the presence of excavation findings and visual material from the prehistoric settlement of Armenochoriou . On two adjacent rooms exposed representative samples sculpture mainly Roman times , from different regions of Florina . Relief funerary and votive columns with various themes ( horsemen , portraits , funeral supper , deified mortals ) sculpted works and inscriptions in their entirety Greek , offering plenty of evidence for names of people and cities , religious beliefs , social conditions and political situations . In the fourth room exposed mosaics that decorated the floor of the building Roman Dutch Kleines , revealed the position and maintained . On the first floor of the museum are exposed findings Hellenistic (left part) and the Byzantine era ( right). The findings of the Hellenistic era ( ceramics, pottery , metal objects ) come from the archaeological excavations at Stones Amyntaiou and Florina ( Hill St. Panteleimon ) .

Sources : AC Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities