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National archaeological Museum of Marche: photo description (Museo archeologico nazionale delle Marche)

National archaeological Museum of Marche is located in the heart of Ancona, close to the Piazza dello Plebiscito. Since 1958, the year, a rich collection of the Museum housed in the Palazzo Ferretti, built in the 16th century and renovated in the 18th. the Museum's Exhibits date from the Palaeolithic until the early middle ages. Part of the expositions of the period of Ancient Rome, including an extensive collection of medals, occupies the ground floor of the Palazzo.

Particularly noteworthy are artifacts of the Paleolithic - Cup linear constructions, vessels with decoration in the form of the head of a cow, a female figure, discovered at Tolentino, etc. the Collection of the bronze age are 25 gorgeous knives from the store Are. As many as 23 of the hall exposition is devoted to the iron age - it offers visitors to plunge during the civilizations Picheny and Gallici. The most exciting exhibits you can call the bronze vases and shields, silver and things made of ivory, brought from Etruria, attic vases decorative, precious gold ornaments of the Hellenic and Celtic periods and the famous boy's head found in the temple in cagli. The latter is an excellent example of late classical Etruscan art. Local art includes some original items like the bronze pendants, human figurines and DOLICA head of Brand and Aria. Also popular with visitors are the perfect copies of the Golden sculptures in Cartoceto Pergola, better known as the "Golden bronze".