Teatro romano e Antiquarium di Gubbio

Teatro Romano E Antiquarium Di Gubbio

Located at the northern limits of the cityà ancient l’ buildingé built in limestone squared blocks processed ashlar. It has two rows of arches, of which remain standing l’ lower order and some arcs corresponding to the upper gallery. Remains of reticulated work are present in the corridors of the vomitoria. The   auditorium;é divided into four wedges and bands that were not present welcomed steps probably wooden stairs.

The floor of’ orchestra, paved with limestone slabs allows the collection of rainwater in a large cistern under the  pulpitum . The  frons scaenae  has two lateral niches and a central quadrangular, semicircular. Residues of the architectural decoration are preserved in the Museo Civico (Palazzo dei Consoli). In the same Museum they are also present remains of a’ entry Augustan period which refers to the restoration carried out by the judge of the cityà Cneo Satrio Rufo that “… at his own expense made the roof of the basilica, stared memorize options with iron beams of the roof, he made the stone floor…”.


L’ building for  antiquarium, located close to the Roman Theater,è a typical rural building of modest size, on two floors. During the consolidation works they were found the remains of ancient walls relevant to a   domus; Roman very ampia.La  domus, occupied by the house, presents atrium, tablinum, kitchen, toilet and paving earthenware and mosaic. All’ interior tablinumè preserved a mosaic floor with geometric decoration in black and white, of which only a few fragments, and in the middle a round (emblem) with Scylla polychrome depiction in  opus vermiculatum.

Given the’ importance of the mosaics and the Roman house,è Reconstruction was carried out in 2D that once again the geometric decoration of the mosaic carpet dell’ environment and dell’ emblem with Scilla, of which it retains only the central part. This operation constitutes an effective tool for the understanding of the flooring, otherwise difficult, sinceé lacunose.Il very top floor of’ antiquarium è It was set up with archaeological material; an environmentè was intended to presentations and conferences.


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Viale del Teatro Romano
06024 Gubbio


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