Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography

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Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography
Museo nazionale preistorico etnografico Luigi Pigorini
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The museum building photographed from the facing Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari.
Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography is located in Rome
Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography
Location within Rome
Established 1876 (1876)
Location Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 14, I-00144 Rome, Italy
Type archaeology, Art museum
Website www.pigorini.arti.beniculturali.it

The Luigi Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography is a public and research museum located in Rome, Italy. Established in 1876[1] by Luigi Pigorini, it is currently directed by Maria Antonietta Fugazzola.[2] One important collection of the Pigorini houses is Neolithic artifacts from Lake Bracciano. Another is the early ethnographic collection of Athanasius Kircher.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Datatravel website - Pigorini, accessed 2008-02-12.
  2. ^ Pigorini website, contact information, accessed 2008-02-12.

Further reading[edit]

  • Brizzi, Bruno [ed.] 1976 The Pigorini Museum Rome, Quasar. 424 page catalogue with hundreds of plates in colour and black and white.

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Coordinates: 41°49′56″N 12°28′17″E / 41.83222°N 12.47139°E / 41.83222; 12.47139