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Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle
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Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle

Gioia del Colle, Italy

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Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle

Gioia del Colle, Italy

The Castle of Gioia del Colle

The Castle of Gioia del Colle, houses the National Archaeological Museum, with its laboratories and exhibition halls, established in 1977 to accommodate the findings from the excavations of the ancient settlement of Monte Sannace, located at 5 Km. The exhibition itinerary, also accessible to the disabled, spread over the ground floor and first floor of the Castle and it tackles the topic “Living in a city of ancient Puglia”.The exhibition is conceived in several thematic sections: Home, work, daily life (Room 1); Roles and functions: children, women, men (Room 2); Ideology and lifestyle (Room 3-4-5). Here you can see domestic, cultual and funeral objects, dated back from VII until III century B.C. There are domestic jars and work tools, grave goods with common ware or geometric pottery, locally produced or imported from Greece and the nearby sites of Magna Grecia, especially Taranto; visitors also can see figurines clay and silver ornaments, ivory and amber, columns, capitals and polychrome architectural elements, iron weapons, belts, helmets and bronze armor.

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Contact

Polo Museale della Puglia
Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle

Piazza Martiri del 1799, 1
70023, Gioia del Colle

Opening hours

    MON 8:30 - 19:30

    TUE 8:30 - 19:30

    WED 8:30 - 19:30

    THU 8:30 - 19:30

    FRI 8:30 - 19:30

    SAT 8:30 - 19:30

    SUN 8:30 - 19:30

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