conserved materials, archaeological testimony directily pertinent to the
most ancient history of the city and to its territory, come for the
great part, from the context of nineteenth-century digging and from
isolated recoveries of the Council.
Between the material presents is to notice the Amigdala of red flint
datable to the inferior palaeolithic, the series of tips of arrow of
Neolithics and the “Eneolitihics” and the 16 smoothed stone axes.
From the Necropolis excaveted from 1879 to 1884 and all situated in the
years to outside of the current historical center come the more
meaningful objects for the history of ancient site, attributable to the
Picena civilization, bloomed during the age of the iron from the IX to
the III century b.C. in the zone comprised between the rivers Foglia and
Pescara and the Appennine section.
The “Rotondo Necropolis”has given back the equipment of VIII
century b.C. with fibula to leech, rivet and fibula with nucleus of
amber; interesting the equipments of the five graves of the “Bura
Necropolis” with stone circles dated to the VII century b.C.
between wich fibula to dragon with antennas, pendants and vases of
paste; from the Necropoli horse of iron ; from the “S.Egidio
Necropolis” equipment of VI – IV century with products of
Etruscan import, between which the stamnos of grave 8.
Remarkable also the equipment of the grave said
“Door of the Bridge” with bronze Etruscan crockery and
a series of handles figured with gentlmen of the horse of local
Beautiful the attiche “attiche” ceramics coming from the Settledori
to black figures (graves 31 – 40) to red figures (grave 22) the
crater to “colonnette” and the Kylix to report to the school
of the painter of Pentesilea, fibulas and various ornaments.
Between the sporadic materials from the territory numerous fubulas to
leech and pendants of Piceno Type, crockery and bronze crews, a bronze
of Ercole with club, a Greek amphora to black figure (Painter near to
the group of Leagros of end VI century b.C., one skyphos Greek to black
figures and two Etruscan mirrors dated to the 300 b.C.
For the Roman period numerous oil lamp, weights, a “ermetta” in
marble, the great marmorea statue of Flavia age, refer to Julia daughter
of Tito, recovered
in the 1508 in S.Egidio district and a plow of Flavia age with
“bucrani” and “encarpo” of leaves flowers and fruits. The
lapidarium, rich collection of Latin epigraph
belongs to the Civic Museum, for the great part of the I century
a.C. that they constitute important testimony of the Roman period of the
To these they add some of late-ancient and medioeval age, always from
the district of the Common one, between which the relative registration
construction of the "Ponte del Diavolo" of the 1268 and a
Etruscan stock with registration.