Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel back in time and discover the secrets of ancient civilisations? If so, then you must visit the Priverno Archaeological Museum. It has been housed in the prestigious Palazzo Valeriani- Guarini-Antonelli since 2013, overlooking Priverno's beautiful main square.
This gem houses a vast collection of artefacts and findings that tell the story of Privernum, a Volscian and later Roman city. The artefacts found during excavations in the Archaeological Park are sure to arouse your curiosity. They offer a glimpse into the early stages of life in the area, from the protohistoric era to the foundation and growth of the Roman colony at the end of the 2nd century B.C. on the Amaseno plain.
A wealth of fascinating discoveries and information awaits you: more than a thousand objects from the collection, including inscriptions, pottery, kitchenware and tableware.
The forum and theatre are particularly noteworthy for their sumptuous marble decoration with statues and portraits of the imperial family.
The museum also boasts elegant polychrome mosaics in the Hellenistic style, depicting the luxurious lifestyle of the ancient patrician domus. One of the most important is an almost five-metre-long threshold, depicting a lively cross-section of the eventful and varied life along the banks of the River Nile in Egypt, with its marshy environment, fauna and flora and scenes with Pygmies.
An unforgettable journey through time and space.