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The Museum illustrates, through the archaeological documentation, forms of settlement and history of the Roman city of Grumentum and the entire area of the high Valley of agri. A first section, dedicated to prehistory, presents the remains of elephas antiquus and equidae, certificates about 120,000 years ago in the territory of Grumentum, then characterized by a great Lake basin. Are particularly representative, for the classic and Hellenistic period, funeral found in the countryside of Malik relevant to employment period lucana (IV century a. c.), which returned red-figure pottery, weapons
The archaeological area of Grumentum, thriving lucano conquered by Rome during the 3rd century BC, is a unique example in Basilicata of Roman urban system almost completely preserved until today.
The visit takes place in a landscape of exceptional beauty that are articulated in public and private spaces of the Roman city, still outlined by the regularity of the roads. From the italic Temple can be reached, the domus with mosaics and, along the paved of the decumanus, the area of the hole with the public buildings-religious and civil: Capitolium, Cesareo, Porticus, Curia and Basilica. The path c