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Archeological Museum in Saturnia

Artefacts from Prehistory to the Roman period found in the territory are on display

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Saturnia

The Archeological Museum in Saturnia conserves the Ciacci family collection, comprising artefacts from Prehistory to the Roman period that were found in the late 1800s/early 1900s in the territory around Saturnia, Sovana and Pitigliano and in other sites in the Fiora and Albegna valleys.

The artefacts offer a complete overview of the most characteristic materials used in the Fiora Valley througout the Etruscan and Roman periods, from the 7th century BCE to the imperial age.

The visit also includes artefacts from the Roman era on display in piazza Vittorio Veneto and from the Puntone Necropolis.

Info: museidimaremma.it

Saturnia
CREATED BY SATURN’S LIGHTNING BOLT HURLED AT THE EARTH, NOW HOME TO SOOTHING HOT THERMAL WATERS
Legend has it that long ago, tired of men’s endless wars, Saturn hurled a lightning bolt down at the earth and caused an eruption of warm sulfurous waters. These waters covered the world and quieted all of man’s chaos, leading to a wiser and more joyful mankind. ...
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