A separate display case on the left houses the stamnos from Tomb A1/K1 (Tomb of the Warriors), which contained the cremated remains of an aristocrat and was covered by a bronze Phoenician bowl. The combination of the stamnos and bowl, the origin of the two artefacts (Thera and Phoenicia), and their date led to their association with the story of Phronime as told by Herodotus (Histories, 4.154-61). The short film accompanying the display was based on Professor N. Chr. Stampolidis’ research.
Finally, the central display case is dedicated to gold jewellery (pendants, sewn ornaments, and more), an illustration of this indestructible, magical, diachronically precious material and its multiple uses primarily in the ‘Homeric’ period, at the dawn of Greek civilization in Crete.