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The Museum of the Royal Tombs at Aigai
A sense of awe in the face of death, the splendours of regal glory, the emotions stirred by the tragic finale of the royal house of the Temenides, are all associated with the site of the royal tombs at Aigai. This conception dictated the scenario; the basic settings were guided by the principle that only the ancient artifacts should be lit up and warm in a dark neutral setting.

The visitor descending into the underground area of the tombs begins his tour with a reconstruction of the Great ...
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