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The Linguella Archaeological Museum

Darsena Medicea

The design of the Linguella Medici Fort was made by the architect Giovanni Battista Bellocci who had the Linguella Tower built together with Fort Falcone and Fort Stella. All this between 1548 and 1549. Solid and powerful walls with a walkway on top linked the three strongholds.

At the Civic Archaeological Museum you will find amphorae from the archaic era and objects found in the Linguella, Capo Piero and Grotte villas.

Exhibits from the following places are shown:

- commercial amphorae from the archaic period (end 8th – 5th century BC)
- the treasure of Santa Lucia (8th – 7th century BC)
- Mount Castello at Procchio (second half of the 5th century – mid 2nd century BC)
- Castiglione di San Martino (second half of the 5th century – mid 2nd century BC)
- The wreck from Montecristo (first half of the 3rd century BC)
- Wreck B from Sant’Andrea (second half of the 2nd century BC)
- Wreck A from Sant’Andrea (mid 1st century BC)
- The necropolis of Capoliveri (end 3rd – 1st centuries BC)
- Attiano pagan altar (2nd century AD)
- The Roman villa at the Grotte (1st century BC – 1 century AD)
- Anchors and various naval equipment

Getting here:

Tel/Fax: 0565.937371
(Autorizzazione Provincia Livorno n. 129 del 15-12-1997)
di Consorzio Servizi Albergatori
(CCIAA di Livorno REA 56478 – Albo Soc. n. A123701)
Calata Italia 26 - 57037 Portoferraio (LI)
Tel 0565.915555 - Fax 0565.930342
Cod. Fisc. e P.IVA 00324500495

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