Palazzo Sinesi

Palazzo Sinesi

Palace Sinesi è Building the nineteenth century that hosts one of the archaeological museum pertaining the Museums Puglia.Occupata right from’ età Bronze   Canosa   consolidates its position between the seventh and sixth century. C., becoming along with Arpi,  one of the più centers; the important Daunia . Between the fourth and third centuries BC testimony to its prosperityàÈ offered by  burial chambers, used by the families of’é lite indigenous, and their   rich grave .In età Late Antiquity increases its prominence as  seat of the governors of the province of Diocletian  Apulia and Calabria  and an important diocese. Sabino , powerful head of the church in full Canosa sixth century, is the organizer of a’ intense activityà construction and renovation of religious buildings scattered around the cityà in order to create a walls protection .Costruito in’ last decade of the nineteenth century Palazzo Sinesiè equipped with  8 exhibition halls   and of various environments on the ground and the basement floor destined to the archaeological material deposit covering an area of ​​approximately 700 square meters. The collection è composed of artifacts from  sets of archaic tombs rich underground ellenistic , testifying customs and mentalityà the companyà Canosa and l’ high qualityà dell’ local crafts between the sixth and third centuries BC In the first  room of’ Aries   are exposed vessels of sub-geometric daunia production made in Canosa età archaic, found, along with metal and ambers that attest to the presence of trade and commerce, in the  tombs of Vico Pasubio and Via Legnano  (VI– V century BC. ) .In the second  of the craters room   are placed kits referring to some depositions of’ Hypogeum Vico san Martino  (IV-II century BC.) composed of c eramica Apulian red figures and other luxury goods such as arms and metals .The following rooms are dedicated to the rich set of’ underground Varrese, one of the più important tombs at Canosa room, belonged for generations to a prominent family of the wealthy class. Among the materials are reported, in addition to Apul vessels ia red figures characterized by monumental dimensions, from the decorative richness of the representations and from’ narrative commitment of scenes, an important nucleus of < strong> polychrome vases and plastic said canosini, characterized by tempera painted images with a wide choice of colors, including the predominant rose, and by the presence of applied decorative elements.


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Via Kennedy 18
70053 Canosa di Puglia


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