Agios Nikolaos, Crete , Archaeological Museum
Is the Minoan Golden Needle given by Jean Piere Olivier in 1981 genuine?
By Sven Buchholz
Gorilla. CR Zf 1. Epingle d΄or. Measure 5 cm !
I first came to visit the archaeological museum of Agios Nikolaos in 1993. This archaeological Museum is relatively small, but with regard to findings from the Minoan epoch it is amongst the biggest in the world. This is probably because the most interesting Minoan findings were made within a 100 km range from Agios Nikolaos. The Museum of Sitia, also in the same province Lasithi, has also got a substantial collection from the same period.The museum is exhibiting big and small objects from the early Minoan period and up to the Hellenic around 400 BC.
In order to absorb all you can see in the museum it is necessary to take a small section only at atime …
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