Armento

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Armento
Comune
Comune di Armento
Armento is located in Italy
Armento
Armento
Location of Armento in Italy
Coordinates: 40°18′N 16°4′E / 40.300°N 16.067°E / 40.300; 16.067Coordinates: 40°18′N 16°4′E / 40.300°N 16.067°E / 40.300; 16.067
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Area
 • Total 58.5 km2 (22.6 sq mi)
Elevation 710 m (2,330 ft)
Population (31 December 2006)
 • Total 721
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Demonym Armentesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85010
Dialing code 0971
Patron saint Madonna della Stella
Website Official website

Armento is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. The famous Armento Rider was found in the vicinity of Armento and is now in the British Museum.[1]

Armento Rider on display in the British Museum. Dating to 560-550 BC, it is one of the oldest bronze sculptures from Magna Graeca

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