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Tuscolano Museum

The Tuscolano Museum has a collection of archaeological finds and is based at the Scuderie Aldobrandini in Frascati city. The building was built in the seventeenth century and has had a restoration by architect Massimiliano Fuksas. The largest part of the collection is characterized by a number of materials found in the archaeological site of Tusculum, an ancient city of Latium, which dates back to pre-Roman era and whose history through the Roman and medieval times. Located on the Alban Hills, in the Castelli Romani, was a city with impressive buildings, adorned with a crown of gardens and villas, especially in its lower part, turned towards Rome. The visit, mainly due time republican and imperial, culminating in the section where they are exposed ten models Tusculum, as well as several precious and ancient engravings. Among the findings, we highlight the urns with inscriptions relating to the family of Rabirii, the IV-III century BC, the lower part of a colossal statue which Paul Moreno acknowledged Aphrodite Urania, like Cyrene, dating from 50 BC Of great interest it is also an archaic statue of Dionysus with a panther, the second century. C. and a votive fragment with the representation of a youth of the Augustan period.

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Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, 6
00044 Frascati

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