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See the unseen from the vaults in Athens musuem

Athens' National Archaeological Museum.
Athens’ National Archaeological Museum. Image by George Rex / CC BY-SA 2.0

From 12 January the National Archaeological Museum in Athens is staging a new project  in the Vomos Hall, called the ‘Unseen Museum’. Every two months, visitors will have the chance to see artifacts stored in the museum’s vaults that have never before been shown to the public. The first exhibit in the series will be the Ring of Theseus, unearthed at the Acropolis in the 1950s. Read more: news.gtp.gr