Items in the Greek and Roman antiquities collection span over three millennia and range from Cyprus 3rd millennium BC pottery to the Bronze Age. to the discovery of the early Middle Ages. Some 2,500 objects are on permanent display. Three points make this collection one of the best of its kind: unique and spectacular antique reliefs, including the famous Gemma Augustea, treasures from the Great Migration and the early Middle Ages, such as the Gold Treasure of Nagyszentmiklós, and a collection of vases including the Brygos Cup, among others masterpiece.
Other highlights of the collection include a larger than life votive statue from Cyprus, an Amazon sarcophagus, a bronze plaque with the famous Senatus consultum de Bacchanalibus, a Theseus mosaic from Salzburg and last but not least Magdalensburg Youth, to name a few.