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Museum Archeologico Gela, Gela
(3.5/5 based on 75 reviews on the web)
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  • The Museum is divided into two floors, in which, through pottery, bronze and numismatists, it traces the history of ancient Gela and surrounding area from prehistory to the middle ages. Contains about 4200 exhibits distributed chronologically from prehistory to the middle ages. Very large collections relating to Gela with materials from the Acropolis, from the area of capo Soprano, the emporium of Bosco Littorio and necropolises. The collections form the oldest exhibition Navarre and Nocera. The first includes a considerable amount of black-figure vases Corinthians and penthouses and with red figures. These come from illegal excavations of the necropolis and collected at the end of the 19th century by Baron Joseph Navarra. Among the black-figure attic vases (late 6th, early 5th century BC) are works attributed to the painter of Gela and painter Eucharides painter, and many lekythoi of the "Phanillys class". Red-figure attic vases collection (first half of 5th century BC) presents works by great attic Greek vase painters. This is the Edinburgh Painter, the painter of Boreas, the painter of the Phiale painter in Boston, of pigs, Berlin painter and the painter of Brygos. To Visit!
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  • This museum, some to be renovated, contains many archaeological finds of high interest and historical and economic value. contains collections of Greek coins, vases and artifacts from all periods who viewed Gela as the most powerful Greek colony in Sicily, since the V century B.c.
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  • The Museum has a host of important pieces of Sicilian history and what was one of the important pieces of Italian history. Sin said that the Museum has let go and that there is not a high-maintenance of the building itself. Then of course it would be good to make it even more interesting, which perhaps is taken under the leg. Sin could be much more interesting.
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  • The Museum contains exhibits extraordinary shame that everything is not really valued. The facilities are very few
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  • Unique in the world
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  • Truly unique Museum ... a lot of great finds ... the money chest to Gorgon ... to visit to understand ...
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  • Nice
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  • Works of considerable interest
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