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Archaeological Museum of Fara in Sabina

Archaeological Museum of Fara in Sabina

Established in 1980 at the Farfa Abbey, the Civic Museum was moved in 2001 to Palazzo Brancaleoni in Fara in Sabina, a Renaissance building located in the Piazza del Duomo in the medieval town of the city.

The museum exhibits archaeological finds from the area since the 1970s relating to the main settlements of ancient Sabina Tiberina: Cures and Eretum, cited several times by Roman writers for the role they played in the history of the foundation of Rome and civilization. Roman, to which they passed the baton in these lands.

Thanks to the support activity provided to the research carried out by the Archaeological Superintendence of Lazio and by the Institutoperl'ArcheologiaEtruscoItalica of the CNR, which brought to light the remains of these ancient cities, it was possible to outline the historical and cultural profile of this population, in Sabina starting from the VIII century BC until the conquest by the Romans in the III century. B.C

The rooms of Palazzo Brancaleoni contain finds and testimonies of the Sabine settlements from prehistoric times to Roman times. From spearheads to scrapers, passing through the protohistoric villages of Cures Sabini, to arrive at the orientalizing funerary equipment of the tombs of the necropolis of Eretum and inscriptions such as the "Cippo di Cures".

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Piazza Duomo, 3
02032 Fara in Sabina


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