The Archaeological Museum Aianis is now a modern research institute nation-importance and scale. The complex has a total area of 4,500 sq.m. the exhibition space (1000 square meters) on the first floor and the ground floor, which includes warehouses appropriately designed for safety and deal damage by climatic conditions, laboratories fullest organized and equipped offices, library, drawing room, a tool shed – carpentry, hostel and Hall, equipped with the latest audiovisual equipment, in which, among other things, operate educational programs Aianis that had begun in 1988 now organized in 15 thematic sections.
The report of the major archaeological discoveries of ancient Aianis is the main reason for the historical study of ancient Greek civilization, as he stood and flourished on the northern borders. For this reason the museum exhibition is primarily educational in nature, without of course deprives its scientific value. The exhibition includes six halls findings Aiane, while the seventh is for temporary exhibitions.
In Hall A visitor is informed about the historical identity of Upper Macedonia, Elimeia and Aianis. Here are the findings from the excavations of Neolithic settlements Aianis those of the Bronze Age. Exposed representative vessels from the large collection of matt-painted pottery of the Mycenaean Aianis and two burials of the same Mycenaean cemetery with strong character. The Late Bronze Age was succeeded by the Iron Age with the typical pottery and especially with ornate jewelry, known as “Macedonian bronze.”
In Hall B exposed the historical discoveries of the ancient city of Aianis. Visitors pass the marble statue of Victory, building cape town, follows the bronze statuette of peplophoros of the local laboratory. The next cases, visitors can follow the chronological evolution of the city through the pottery, from the Archaic to the Hellenistic years. Informed about the habits of its inhabitants and their daily livelihoods and household chores, in trade, and finally admires the large number of vessels that came from the bottom of large tanks, where they had fallen by the efforts of residents to derive valuable and necessary daily water needs.
In Hall C exhibited findings associated with public and private life by topic, such as house-room is a representation of the House Stairs Aeani revealed in ancient Hellenistic-the clothing and textile, grooming, cults, armor, coins, sport, while towards the end of this large room are unique Cut-bony plates of the grave I and other bone and ivory objects and clay statuettes of human figures, we introduce in Hall D, where exposed gold and silver jewelry and other finds from the necropolis of the Archaic and Classical periods. In Hall C works out with plastic statues, columns and architectural members and objects in Hall F of the cemeteries of the 4th century. BC, the Hellenistic and Roman periods.