The 32nd Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities organizes an exhibition titled “The self-portrait and other ruins” by photographer Konstantinos Ignatiades, at the Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa.
Opening: Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 9.00 p.m.
The Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa, operates since 2009 in a recently built edifice with contemporary standards at the town’s northern entrance.
The permanent exhibition is developed in three levels, presenting the most important stopovers in the history of Thesprotia, from the prehistoric period until the Byzantine era. Special interest is focused on the Hellenistic period, a very prosperous one and indicative of the area. Exhibits are presented in thematic groups, enlivening aspects of public and private life, as well as of the burial customs of the ancient inhabitants of Thesprotia.
Available are also a multipurpose room, a screening room and a small outdoor amphitheatre, for the organization of various educational programmes, cultural events and temporary exhibitions.
From the Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa the visitor can acquire additional information for the most important archaeological sites of the area (Pyrgos Ragiou, Gitana, Elea, Doliani, Dymokastro), from which comes the majority of the exhibits in the museum.