Carved bone, probably a knife handle, which made up the possessions of the first man buried in a prominent position in a “grotticella” burial cave found in Casal Sabini, an area a few kilometres outside the centre of Altamura.
Red-figure apis ciborium cover by the Painter of Darius, with the representation of the myth of Fedra, coming from the grave equipment of Via Vecchia Buoncammino, in the inhabited center of Altamura, dated to 340 BC.
Gold cross-reliquary with glass paste and garnet settings, found in Altamura, in the Late Antique site of Belmonte; the artifact, of clear Byzantine influence, testifies to the strong cultural penetration of the oriental models in the VI-VII century.
It is part of the outfit of a semi-chamber tomb found in Altamura. The bell-shaped body rests on a base configured as an ephebe head; on one side it is represented Ermes with petaso and caduceus, while on the opposite side a female figure holding a casket and a mirror
Other works on display
VII - VI sec. a.C.
Terracotta a decorazione monocroma