Museo Lapidario Estense

Museo Lapidario Estense

Lapidary Museum è the first public museum in the cityà ;: inaugurated in 1828 in the porch of the Palace Museum at the behest of the Duke Francesco IV d’ Austria-Este , the museum inspir memorize options for the’ exhibition to the distinguished examples of Maffeiano Lapidary Museum of Verona and the Lapidary Gallery of the Museum Chiaramonti in the Vatican and sancì a close connection with the communityà small town. The collection, consisting of inscriptions and stone artifacts bearing inscriptions, is constiì from a few pieces già kept at the Palazzo Ducale, from purchases and finds from local excavations. Also the mostù citizens; haves pledged to donate materials for their propertiesà and to fund the museum. With 329 exhibitsè can learn about the local history of’ Roman settlement of Mutina, to the ducal period, with monumental public inscriptions and sepulchral arks that until the seventeenth century were located on the cathedral square. The first director of the museum, Charles Malmusi individu memorize options a threefold purpose:“ to serve’ Archeology&rdquo ;,“ for the memory of the illustrious ancestors” and“ to study the progress of local sculpture&rdquo ;: the bases for the training model of the civic museums of Emilian centers.


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Largo Porta Sant'Agostino, 337
41121 Modena


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