Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Parco Archeologico della Sibaritide

Museum And Park Of Sibari

The powerful polis of Sybaris, founded   between 720 and 710 BC by Achaean colonists led by Is Elice, it was one of the più sites; largest and richest of the Magna Grecia. After a period of hegemony, Sybaris, defeated by Croton and razed in 510 BC, was abandoned. On its ruins, it was founded by the willà Pericles between 444 and 443 BC the new cityà of Thurii; in 194 BC It became a Roman colony under the name Copy and was inhabited until the sixth century d.C .. 

  Archaeological Park of Sybaris   the testimonies of this exceptional historical stratification. Nell’è archaeological area; You can visit, including the’ another, l’ semicircular theater, public baths built in the Julio-Claudian era and enlarged in several successive stages, the remains of houses including the splendid domus north of the theater, the road layout of ippodameo facility and the walls.  

  National Archaeological Museum of Sybaris  è housed in a building of about 4,000 square meters designed by the’ architect Riccardo Wallach&Outdoors; interior of the Archaeological Park. The museum is divided into five rooms distributed on two levels, in which the significant findings are exposed from the excavations in Sibaritide. They are The different steps of’ occupation of the territory by the indigenous populations of the settlements of Enotrian’ Età Bronze (second millennium BC) and Iron (IX-VIII century. BC), followed by the testimony of the three citiesà overlapping of Sybaris, Thurii and Copia and d&rsquo their respective territories; influence (from the end of the’ VIII cent. BC to the sixth century. d.C.). &Nbsp;


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