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Discover 4 places to see in Altamura

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VISITOR CENTER OF LAMALUNGA CAVE

The cave of Lamalunga, Abbas, is characterized by a system of karst cavities and narrow passages.  It is accessed through a deep sinkhole approximately ten metres which, after a journey of about sixty metres, you will come across an amazing archaeological find known as the man of Altamura, fossil skeleton of a man who lived in the middle-upper Pleistocene.
The hominid, is attributable to an adult male (160-165 cm); is healthy in the skeletal structure and is in excellent condition. On her skull both archaic traits that those morphological transformations, stabilizzatesi in Neanderthals, which a


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The museum archives-library-Museo Civico di Altamura

The Archives Library Museum (A.B.M.C) is located on the ground floor of the historic building that houses the High School-Gymnasium "Luca de Samuele Cagnazzi" of Altamura. The idea of creating a major cultural institution in the city was put forward by Count Celio Sabini in a letter dated September 6th 1946, addressed to Prof. Francesco Lospalluto, a professor of Latin and Greek at the local High School and honorary director of the Public Library of Altamura. On 19thOctober 1949 the Archives Library Museum was established as a non-profit organisation with the Presidential Decree from 6th Decem


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Ethnographic Museum of Alta Murgia

The Museum of Rural Civilization was born in 1980 thanks to the work of Peter Locapo, collector and overseer who collected archaeological objects related to grain growing, viticulture, grazing, the system of animal-drawn transport, games and traditional clothing, referring to a period between the end of 1800 and the 30s of last century. Originally located in a building in Via G. Vista, then in Via Maggio 1648 , the Locapo collection was acquired by the City hall in 1986 and was moved to Piazza Santa Teresa.


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National Archaeological Museum

The rich archaeological heritage of the Museum of Altamura offers a comprehensive and complex landscape of ancient civilizations have occurred in that particular environment that is the Alta Murgia, inhabited by humans since the Middle Palaeolithic. Of particular interest is the section dedicated to ' Altamurarinvenuto man in the town of Lamalunga, lived between 50,000 and 300,000 years ago (Middle Pleistocene – higher). Among the various initiatives promoted in these years particular charm "Prehistory of food. The origins of the bread ", interesting journey that reconstructs the production pr


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