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The Archaeological Museum of Vathi in Samos, Eastern Aegean: The Archaeological Museum of Vathi, the capital of Samos, is housed in two different buildings: an old building that is known as the Paschaleios Archaiofilakio (storehouse of ancient objects) built in 1912 and a modern building of 1987, constructed with the expenses of the car company Volkswagen. This modern building hosts a large collection of Archaic sculpture.
This museum host exhibits that were found in excavations all around Samos. The most impressive exhibit is a gigantic kouros (male) statue 5,5 m high. There are also other statues and friezes depicting scenes from mythology or daily life, pieces of pottery, small statues, tools of daily use and some weaponry.
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