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Opening of the new Museum of Prehistory of Mount Cetona

Via Roma 37, Cetona Siena, Italy

Modern spaces and interactive welcome to Saturday, November 15th the visitors of the Museum of Prehistory of Mount Cetona, which will be reopened to the public after a renovation project and new production facilities. The face of the renewed Museum will be unveiled at 16 in the structure on the ground floor of the Town Hall of Cetona, in the center of the village Chianina. Interventions - promoted in recent months by the local authority with funding received under the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 RDP of the Tuscany Region - brought to enrich the museum with new display cases, multimedia and information panels. The Museum of Prehistory of Mount Cetona was opened in 1990 and has always been a landmark in the cultural life Cetona and knowledge of the history of the region since ancient times. The modernization and new production facilities will allow to further enhance the existing historical and archaeological heritage, involving dynamically visitors on the journey to discover the prehistory of Mount Cetona. The new face of the Museum also marks an important step in promoting the historical and cultural area, which also contains the archaeological park and natural and sull'Archeodromo of Belvedere, with the opportunity to experience experimental archeology. The Museum of Prehistory of Mount Cetona, which is part of the Fondazione Musei Senesi, in nine exhibition halls will collect a large collection of artefacts recovered almost completely in of Belvedere, on the slopes of Mount Cetona, where he is also the namesake Archaeological Park and natural. Here, in 1927, started its first research archaeologist Perugia Umberto pants, discovered almost by accident that the testimony of the intense prehistoric attendance and the impressive tufa formation, the so-called "cliff", consisting of blocks stacked on each other . These, with the passage of time, created passageways and tunnels connected by a maze natural, used in prehistoric times as shelters, places of worship and burial, and can now be visited in small groups with a guide. The archaeological investigations in the area have yielded remains of various kinds, including the remains of cave bear, flint tools used by the Man of Neanderthal, fine pottery, metalwork, stone and bone dating back to the second millennium BC and other items of evidence everyday life. Since 2007 the Archaeological Park of Belvedere-natural is also home to the Archeodromo, where they were played a village from the Bronze Age (second millennium BC), with two huts decorated with life-size objects at the time, and a settlement in the cave the Middle Paleolithic (over 50 thousand years ago), connected by a path in the countryside. To complete the range of cultural and educational activities are that you can do in the park and nell'Archeodromo, intended primarily for children, who can become "archaeologists for a day" learning to dig for artifacts, to light the fire, to grind grain or build huts as did the man in prehistoric times. The Museum on social channels to closely follow the reopening. To closely monitor the re-opening of the Museum of Prehistory of Mount Cetona and enjoy the history and archeology of Cetona, you can follow the Facebook page Cetona Civic Museum, the profile MuseoPreistCetona Twitter and Instagram profile, MuseoPreistoriaCetona, following the hashtag #PreistoriaCetona.

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