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Archaeological Museum Paolo Giovio

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The Museum houses a rich collection of artifacts from the period of the Bronze and Iron, funerary objects and materials from the Roman and Etruscan.

Of particular interest is the collection of gems, which includes ancient and precious stones, agate as the Roman Empire or gems which was a magical power attibuito.

Numerous finds in the territory, There has been a bronze sword found in Prato Pagano, a canoe from Lake Monate and the parade float of the fifth century BC. Also interesting is the Egyptian collection, composed of nearly one thousand items, among which are a sarcophagus cartonnage, that is composed of several layers of cloth and carefully painted stuccoed, which keeps inside the mummy of a priestess Isiuret.

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Archaeological Museum Paolo Giovio Piazza Medaglie d'Oro, 1
22100 Como, Italy

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+39 031271343
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+39 031268053

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