For fans of ancient history and mythological epics alike, Greece offers a multitude of dazzling locations to visit. But for those looking for a glimpse of the ancient Mediterranean world, there's few spots that can compete with the National Museum in Athens.
Boasting a vast collection of relics from prehistory through late antiquity, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece, is a history buff's dream destination. Established in the 19th century, it is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and features more than 11,000 exhibits.
These are just a handful of the most wow-worthy artifacts in Athens' archaeology museum.
Golden Hairnet Featuring The Goddess Artemis (c. 3rd Century BC)4457Cool history?
The Varvakeion Athena (c. 3rd Century AD)3304Cool history?
The Antikythera Mechanism (c. 205-60 BC)37517Cool history?
The Mask Of Agamemnon (c. 1600-1500 BC)3378Cool history?