Naples National Archaeological Museum Tour

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Naples National Archaeological Museum Tour


Maximum number of tourists: 10
Price per tour: 129 USD
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 0 km
Tour by: pina esposito (Date: 23.10.2012)

Tour description

It's the oldest and most important
Archaeological Museum in Europe
and maybe in world as to the Greco-Roman Period.
It houses 13,500 artefacts
and its most prestigious collections
are the ones that have got the findings
of Pompeii, Herculaneum and of the other Vesuvian
sites affected by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius
79 AD and the Roman collection named Farnese
that houses some of the biggest marble works
dating back to the Imperial Age.
In this museum I can
explain you
the highlights, i.e.
the most important
artefacts found in Pompeii and Herculaneum
such as frescoes, statues, domestic items
(made of glas and terracotta and bronze and ivory),
jewels, mosaics, "erotica"
(in the famous Secret Cabinet)
as well as the best Roman marble works
of the Farnese Collection,
for instance the statue of Farnese Hercules
and the group of Farnese Bull.

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