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Transferred from its original home on the ground floor of the Sapienza, today the museum is located in the Spedale Santa ... More
Transferred from its original home on the ground floor of the Sapienza, today the museum is located in the Spedale Santa Maria della Scala . It has some prehistoric collections, the Etruscan and the Roman eras which illustrate the development of civilization in the Siena-Chiusi area. Private collections were subsequently added including those of Chigi Zondadari and Bonci Casuccini which are particularly interesting.
there is perfect harmony between the ancient artifacts, the renaissance architecture and the high-tech enhancement of the spaces. absolutely awesome.
if you're interested in archeology, history, art and museum design issues, you will want to spend a lot of time wandering through its gorgeous halls.
The archaeological site of the Roman theater is reached through a 16th century building with a frescoed freize. Nestling at
the base of St Peter's hill, the theater was probably built at the end of the first period of ...
In the greenhouses of the Royal Gardens, the Museo di Antichità displays collections which start from pre historic times, up
until the late Roman, Etruscan, Italian and Greco Hellenistic periods of civilization. Set up from the collections of the ...
Located in the Procuratie Nuove, two minutes from Biblioteca Marciana Marciana, this is one of the oldest museums the city
has to offer. Built at the bequest of Domenico Grimani in 1523. Museo Archeologico houses findings of Egyptian, Assyrian ...