After the successes achieved at the Vittoriano in Rome, "Treasures of the Albanian cultural heritage" also arrives in Turin.From the 24 January to the 7 April Palazzo Madama will host the exhibition-trip in the historical-cultural heritage of Albania that spans a very long time span, from Prehistory to 1600. Promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Albanian Ministry of Tourism, "Treasures of the Albanian cultural heritage" exhibits archaeological finds, icons and objects of worship that speak of the European roots of the country and its ancient and close link with Italy. The 150 works in fact collect the millenary history of a culture that, sinking its roots in the prehistoric age, then opens to the Greek-Hellenistic influences and to those of imperial Rome, up to a Middle Ages characterized by the encounter with the civilization of Italian municipalities and , in the 1479, at the beginning of the long Ottoman period.An exciting and long adventure, the historic one of Albania, which the exhibition documents both with commonly used archaeological finds (pottery, sculpture, bronzes, jewels) and with cult objects from the Neolithic to the 18th century after Christ. "Treasures of the Albanian cultural heritage" is divided into four major sections: Prehistory, Illyrian Kingdoms and Greek Colonies, Roman Period, Byzantine Art.Museum timetable: Tuesday-Saturday 10-18, Sunday 10-19, closed on Monday. The ticket office closes an hour before.
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