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The seat of the Archaeological Museum Allifae consists of a modern building located near the City Hall and the Old Town, which is still surrounded by the imposing Roman walls. In the museum the evidence relating to the various stages of human occupation are now collected in the area, in particular concerning the prehistory and pre-Roman times, through the discoveries made in the course of recent archaeological investigations carried out by the Superintendent. The exhibition is the presentation in a large room of many artefacts (weapons and stone tools, ceramics and glazed pottery, metal objects) divided by chronological and/or local contexts (Mount Cila, Roccavecchia of Pratella, materials from the necropolis ), illustrated with explanatory panels equipped with graphic and photographic documentation. Down the hall it is also exposed part of a fresco in the Fourth Style from a Roman house along the decumanus maximus of the ancient city, explored in the early nineties of the twentieth century. In a room below also they were placed fragments of mosaic floors with white-black geometric designs dating from the first century BC and the first century A.D. removed from other houses of the ancient city. These findings constitute so many testimonies of the Roman phase of the colony, which together with the sculptures, the inscriptions and other objects, coming from recent surveys conducted in the urban center of Anderson and the surrounding area will be included in the section related to the Roman period in the expansion project the museum. The establishment of a Alife to Archaeological Museum, together with Reset of important documents, especially inscriptions and sculptures from Roman times, but also relevant to sannitica and medieval age, preserved in the former convent of San Domenico in Piedimonte Matese, part of a comprehensive plan for the creation of a network of local museums, which enhance the historical and archaeological heritage and revitalize even the tourist views, socio-economic and cultural centers of significant internal Campania.

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Piazza XIX Ottobre
81011 Alife

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