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The Museum, housed in the old church of St. Anthony Abbot, preserves and displays artefacts found in excavations carried out at Orte and within the municipal area by the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Southern Etruria. It is divided into three sections: Etruscan (from the late sixth to early third century BC), Roman (from mid-Republican to Late Empire period) and High Middle Ages (from the sixth to the eleventh century).
The Civic Archaeological Museum, housed in the former Church of Sant'Antonio, preserves and displays artifacts unearthed in the excavations carried out at Orte and within the municipal territory by the Superintendence for archaeological heritage of southern Etruria. It is divided into three sections: Etrusca (from the late 6th to the early 3rd century BC), Roman (from the Late Republic) and the early middle ages (from the 6th to the 11th century).
The collection presents works of considerable quality and interest, mainly coming from no longer officiated churches in Orte and its former diocese. There are numerous panels with gold background from the 12th – 16th century of the northern Lazio, Roman, Umbrian and Sienese schools, and paintings, marbles, silver and vestments. Standing out among these are San Francesco e storie della vita by an anonymous 13th century artist, Madonna advocata by Taddeo di Bartolo, Madonna col Bambino by Pastura, and the large San Michele painting by the Flemish Antonio da Castello. Particularly important is th