Armento

Armento (Lucano: Arëmient) is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. The Armento Rider was found in the vicinity of Armento and is now in the British Museum.[3] The Kritonios Crown, a 4th-century BC gold wreath representing a crown of convolvulus, narcissus, ivy, roses, and myrtle was found there in the 19th century and is now in the Staatliche Antikensammlungen.

Armento
Comune di Armento
Armento vista dall' Aicella.jpg
Location of Armento
Armento is located in Italy
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Armento
Location of Armento in Italy
Armento is located in Basilicata
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Armento (Basilicata)
Coordinates: 40°18′N 16°4′E / 40.300°N 16.067°E / 40.300; 16.067Coordinates: 40°18′N 16°4′E / 40.300°N 16.067°E / 40.300; 16.067
CountryItaly
RegionBasilicata
ProvincePotenza (PZ)
Area
 • Total58.5 km2 (22.6 sq mi)
Elevation
710 m (2,330 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2006)[2]
 • Total721
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Armentesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
85010
Dialing code0971
Patron saintMadonna della Stella
WebsiteOfficial website
Armento Rider on display in the British Museum. Dating to 560-550 BC, it is one of the oldest bronze sculptures from Magna Graeca

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ British Museum Highlights