Marathon Museum

Photo Gallery

  • The entrance to the Marathon Museum
  • The Cave of Pan is located above Oinoe, in the valley of the river Chandakas. It was occupied continuously from 5300-1100 BCE. The Athenians, after their victory over the Persians in the battle of Marathon, founded inside the cave the sanctuary of the god Pan, in appreciation of his assistance in the battle. A large image of Pan's cave adorns the first room of the museum.
  • Stone age figurines and vessels.
  • Middle (2000-1600 BCE) and Late Helladic (1600-1100 BCE) ceramic jugs from the Vrana tombs.
  • Three ceramic artifacts with Geometric decorations, and a large Geometric Amphora from Arnos. 10-7 c. BCE.
  • General view of sculptures from the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Eras, and marble statue of a reclining figure, probably representing the river Chandakos. Found at Pythion at Oinoe. 2nd c. CE.
  • Artifacts found during work for the 2004 Athens Olympics, with a marble discus with an inscription "Dikaios dedicated me". 6th c. BCE.
  • Herm (left), portrait of Herodes Atticus (center) 2nd c. AD, and marble statue (right)
  • Statues from the Egyptian sanctuary which was founded by the Romans near Marathon in the 2nd c. CE.
  • Fragments from the trophy dedicated by the Athenians to commemorate their win in the battle of Marathon. A replica can be found on the site of this original column (see it at the Marathon page).