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Roman National Museum

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Overview

Title
Roman National Museum
Author
fede_76
Rating
4.10
Year
1981 AD
Cost
7 €
Average visit time
90 minutes
Address
31 Via delle Terme di Diocleziano, 00185 Rome RM
Hours of operation
9.00am-7.45pm
Contacts
Phone: 06399600700

Description

The Roman National Museum was acquired by the state in 1981. The first floor houses sculptures made by roman artists, inspired by greek-Hellenistic culture. The most significant pieces among them are: il Generale di Tivoli (the Tivolan General), La Fanciulla di Anzio (young girl from Anzio), and Efebo, all found during the Subiaco excavations; and Afrodite (Aphrodite) found at Villa Adriana. On the second floor there is an extensive display of decorative architecture taken from various building complexes such as the Villa di Livia.Here you'll also find the very interesting mummy of Grottarossa, the only existing example of mummification from Roman times.

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2/17/2012 15:08
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