Prehistoric art is difficult to find intact and in its true, unaltered form. Fortunately for culture junkies that's precisely what they will find at the Museum of Cycladic Art. The museum began as a simple collection of Ancient Greek artifacts held by Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris.
The couple began their collection of prehistoric art from the Cyclades Islands and Aegean Sea in the 1960s. Within a couple decades, their collection became extensive enough to extend it to a permanent home for public viewing. Other local ancient art collections came out of hiding; and today, two buildings are open to the public - the Main Building for the permanent collection and the Stathatos Mansion for temporary collections.
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