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  • "A. Crespellani" Local Archaeological Museum

    (museums and galleries a Bazzano)

    Contact: 051/836411 Municipality of Bazzano
    Via Contessa Matilde, 10 40053 Bazzano BO
    Tel. 051/836411 Fax 051/836440  
    Getting here: From the main road SP 569 follow the sign for ROCCA MUSEO.
    Hours: Thursday and Saturday 15,30-19, Sunday 9-12 and 15,30-19
    Opening days: All year long. Open on Thursday and Saturday 15,30-19,00; on Sunday 9-12 and 15,30-19. Other times upon reservation.
    Full price: 1,50 E

    The museum has a number of didactic rooms available for schools; to book please ring 0039 339 7612628
    The museum originated in 1873 when the local archaeological society (“Società Archeologica Bazzanese) was established.
    The first room displays items related to the Paleolithic, the Neolithic (excavated in the estates Bellaria and Motta), the middle Bronze-Age (excavated by Contu on the hill of the stronghold), the Iron Age with Villanovan and Etruscan cultures (tombs excavated in the Minelli kiln). 
The second room houses Roman findings from the Sgolfo well (in the castle of Serravalle), glasses and oil lamps. The third room displays what was found in the Casini well (in Bazzano). These are two interesting examples of items that had been hidden inside wells in ancient times in order to preserve them in case of attacks and lootings. Worth of mention are two beautiful jugs made of gilded bronze with finely decorated handles; other interesting items also include a wooden ruler and remains of plants and animals. 
The Roman findings include a Greek marble head of a goddess, probably Artemis.
    The museum has an important didactic programme for schools.

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    Last update: 28/01/15     (NewsID: 10240)
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