Athens, the Byzantine and Christian Museum
The Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens, like its counterpart in Thessaloniki, is a stunning example of the high quality of Greek museum design.
The museum is a treasure for scholars of art history, religion, architecture and Byzantine culture. There are over 25,000 artifacts besides the regular and period exhibits. It also includes thousands of archives, including an impressive photographic archive.
These two sites are extensive:
Byzantine Museum of Athens
The museum is organized by historical periods and types of artegacts. The photographs below are just a small sample of the extensive variety of beautiful items in the museum.