Reconstruction of a cista from the so-called “Castellani Tomb” at Palestrina

Ricostruzione di cista della cosiddetta Tomba Castellani di Palestrina
Instrument, tool, product
Last thirty years of the 8th century BC
Material and technique: 
From Palestrina

The hall

Museo del Palazzo dei Conservatori - Sale Castellani

The Sale Castellani contain an appreciable series of materials, which represent the point of arrival of the formation of the historic collections of the Museum in the second half of the XIX century. 
The Collezione Castellani, donated by the famous goldsmith and collector Augusto Castellani, is constituted of items that come from the most important archaeological sites in Etruria, Latium, and southern Italy, which cover a period that goes from the VIII to the IV century BC. 

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