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The Villa of Patti is located in the picturesque town in the province of Messina. The villa is a suburban residence of the Roman era. During the seventies we were conducted numerous excavations exploration of the residence. The villa has a central court with arcade around which rotates the residential area of ​​the villa. The most prestigious areas of the villa consist of an apse hall with a porch overlooking the sea. Of great interest is the mosaic of the entrance porch, still preserved today, with laurel wreaths, ornamental and floral motifs. Attached to the archaeological area of ​​the villa is a small antiquarium opened in January 2001. The exhibition space offers of material culture evidence of the various occupation phases of the villa. In particular, they are part of the collection pottery, amphorae, terracotta figures, coins, jewelery. Also on display are marble artifacts, such as architectural decoration, a Corinthian capital and a slab with relief depictions.

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Via Papa Giovanni XXIII, 2
98066 Patti

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