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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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19 Piazza Museo Nazionale, Naples, 80135


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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples | MyTravelGuide.com
The Farnese collection is the largest art collection in Italy. This includes precious paintings by Titian and other great masters, antique sculptures and great renaissance pieces from Barbo and Fulvio Orsini and the Medici collection. The collection is enriched by the largest archeological collectio...

iExplore Community: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli - Campania, Italy
And--the juiciest bit of all--visit the museum's notorious Secret Cabinet. When Pompeii was first excavated, archeologists and the clergy alike were horrified by the abundance of sexual imagery and objects they found. In an effort to conceal the Romans’ dirty little secret, many of the objects--rang...

National Archaeological Museum (museum, Naples, Italy) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
...in the National Museum in Taranto provides one of the most important insights into the history of Magna Graecia, while the archaeological collections in the Roman National Museum in Rome and in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples are considered among the best in the world. The same may b...

iExplore Community: National Archaeological Museum of Naples - Naples, Italy
Of most interest perhaps are the numerous pieces brought for safekeeping from Pompei and Herculaneum (see entries below) (and lesser known Stabiae), including some quite breath-taking mosaics (mezzanine floor -- look in particular for the enormous mosaic of the handsome Macedonian leader, Alexander ...

Naples Museo Archaeologico Nazionale: National Archaeological Museum in Naples Area, Italy IT
Upstairs in the Naples National Archaeological Museum, most of the rooms are dedicated to finds from around Pompeii and Herculaneum, with exhibits offering a real insight into the lives of these people. Of particular interest at the Museo Archaelogico Nazionale, in Naples, are some splendid mosaics,...

National Archaeological Museum (Naples, Italy)
The Farnese Collection includes bronze- and marble statues (e.g., the magnificent large sculptures of the Farnese Hercules and the Farnese Bull) as well as paintings and important findings from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Large-sized wall decorations, tableware, and papyrus rolls please the eyes of the...

National Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Nazionale) - Naples Italy - Review of National Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Nazionale)
With its Roman and Greek sculpture, this museum contains one of Europe's most valuable archaeological collections -- particularly notable are the select Farnese acquisitions and the mosaics and sculpture excavated at Pompeii and Herculaneum. The building dates from the 16th century and was turned in...

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