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  1. Italy
  2. Apulia
  3. Foggia

Ascoli Satriano: 2–Hour Private Archaeological Museum Tour

Product ID: 136964
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Visit the Archaeological Museum of Ascoli Satriano, a small town in the province of Foggia, home to one of the most important and spectacular collections of the whole region - the funeral crews of Dauni.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the beauty of the luxury in the tombs of Ascoli Satriano "
  • Admire the beautiful polygamous griffins returned from the Getty Museum
  • Visit the Apollo Hall
Full description
Visit the Diocesan Museum and Archaeological Museum of Ascoli Satriano, in the north of the Puglia region. Admire the collection of sacred artworks in the Diocese of Cerignola, Ascoli Satriano Museum. Discover the exhibition Lo Spreco Necessario: Luxury in the Tombs of Ascoli Satriano, eerily displaying the most luxurious haunted funeral kits found in the territory of Ascoli.

Move on to the exhibition Polymeries of the Sublime to see the splendid polychrome griffins, uncovered and sold secretly in 1976 to a famous art dealer, Giacomo Medici, subsequently sold for $7.7 million to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu. After long negotiations conducted by the Department of Cultural Heritage and Activities, 22 years after the purchase in 1985, the finds were returned to Italy by the Getty Museum on August 1, 2007.
Includes
  • Certified guide
What’s Not Included
  • Ticket museum
  • Transfer/ pick-up
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