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Domus Romana

Domus Romana

The domus of Via Varrone allows you to discover the mostù phases; Ancient history of Asti, through the suggestions broadcasting the archeologico.Hasta excavation was founded in the second century BC in’ scope of the conquests made by the Romans in southern Piedmont, and began memorize options to take on a monumental aspect especially in the era imperiale.La domus is a discovery of a’ really exceptional importance: in addition to testify l’ evolution of the cityà through the centuries, it presents a mosaic floor of a qualityà only for Piedmont.

The main character of the siteè undoubtedly the mosaic that decorated the triclinium floor, or the dining room of this house belonging to a decidedly agiato.L class family’ mosaic area measuring 3 x 1.70 m, and presents not only frames with geometric patterns made with white and black tiles, but also figures inspired by the natural world: branches d’ ivy, fish and other creatures marine.Il mosaicè made even moreù precious by the presence of decorations made with different colored marbles.

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Address

Via del Varrone, 30
14100 Asti

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