The expo Prima di Firenze – Uomo e ambiente nella preistoria dell’area fiorentina aims to introduce the ancient history of the Florentine territory before the Etruscans, from the camps to the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age settlements. The time span, between the 8000 and 1000 a. C., is presented through a display of handcrafted products of human groups that succeeded in our area. Of artifacts-pottery, instruments made of stone, bone, metal-plant reconstructions are flanked by residential and funerary structures, paleo casts of the town and the first kiln for ceramics. Complete exposure and a photographic documentation didactic.
Arts & Museums
- Venue Description:
This collection brings together the Prehistoric remains of Florence. The time-line goes from the stone-age up to the dawn of the historic age and shows the various phases of human evolution, from subsistence economies to pastoral economies and metal working. Objects taken from these times include implements made of stone, bone, ceramics, weapons made of copper and bronze as well as human, animal and plant remains found during archaeological digs which have taken place in Italy and abroad since the 19th century. The museum exhibition goes in chronological order starting from the Palaeolithic and ending at the Iron Age. There are zones dedicated to Africa, Asia and the Americas. The museum is closed on Sundays.