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Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography


Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography

The museum building photographed from the facing Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari

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.


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

Further reading

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

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Pigorini website
  • European Virtual Museum

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