Discovering the past

When and how was the excavation that revealed the ancient neighbourhood beneath the Acropolis Museum conducted? Who worked for it and what kind of equipment was used? What were the difficulties that arose along the process and how were they handled? And finally, how was the Museum built over the ancient ruins? This is a film that presents the process of the archaeological excavation step by step, from its very start until the point that the excavated area became one of the main Museum exhibits.

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