Link Detail

Croatia Holidays » Link Detail

Archaeological Museum of Split

Archaeological Museum of Split
Title: Archaeological Museum of Split
Page Rank: 6
Category: Croatia Holidays > Society and Culture
The Museum is located in Split and features 150,000 artifacts arranged in separate collections (ranging in date from prehistoric times, the period of Greek colonization of the Adriatic, the Roman and Early Christian periods to the early Middle Ages and the period of Croatian popular rulers). Of special interest is the collection of stone inscriptions from Salona and the collections of Graeco-Hellenistic ceramic objects, Roman glass, ancient clay lamps, bone and metal articles, as well as the collection of gems (the largest in the country). In addition, the Museum houses an extensive collection of ancient and medieval coins and a rich library with an archive.