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Visit of the archaeological museum of Ascoli Satriano: in the reign of the griffins

Visit of the archaeological museum of Ascoli Satriano: in the reign of the griffins - Ascoli Satriano, Italy

Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
Location: Ascoli Satriano, Italy

From USD
$235.08

Visit of the archaeological museum of Ascoli Satriano: in the reign of the griffins
Ascoli Satriano, a small town in the province of Foggia, is home to one of the most important and spectacular collections of the whole region: the funeral crews of Dauni. So important that the famous J.Paul Getty Museum paid them $ 7.7 million.

Highlights:

Discover the beauty of the collection "Lo Spreco Necessario ... More info ›

Visit of the archaeological museum of Ascoli Satriano: in the reign of the griffins
Ascoli Satriano, a small town in the province of Foggia, is home to one of the most important and spectacular collections of the whole region: the funeral crews of Dauni. So important that the famous J.Paul Getty Museum paid them $ 7.7 million.

Highlights:

Discover the beauty of the collection "Lo Spreco Necessario. The luxury in the tombs of Ascoli Satriano "

Admire the exhibition "Polymeries of the Sublime" with marbles and beautiful polygamous griffins returned from the Getty Museum and on display at Expo 2105 in Milan

Visit the Apollo Hall

Tour description:

The guided tour will take place in the Diocesan Museum and Archaeological Museum of Ascoli Satriano, in the north of Puglia region.
You will admire the collection of sacred artworks in the Diocese of Cerignola - Ascoli Satriano Museum. Following will be accessed at the exhibition "Lo Spreco Necessario. The luxury in the tombs of Ascoli Satriano ", with the most luxurious haunted funeral kits found in the territory of Ascoli.

The path will bring the visitor to the exhibition "Polymeries of the Sublime" with the marbles and the splendid polychrome griffins uncovered and sold secretly in 1976-77 by some tombars to a famous art dealer Giacomo Medici and subsequently paid 7.7 millions of dollars at J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu (USA). After long negotiations conducted by the Department of Cultural Heritage and Activities, 22 years after the purchase in 1985, the finds are returned to Italy by the Getty Museum on August 1, 2007.

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