Federico Eusebio Civic Museum of Archaeology and Natural Sciences, Alba

Museo Civico Federico Eusebio (Italian for Federico Eusebio Civic Museum) is an archeology and Natural history museum in Alba, province of Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy.

Museo Federico Eusebio
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Museum of Alba (Piedmont, Italy). First floor. Lapidarium displaying Ancient Roman inscriptions. Photo by Giovanni Dall'Orto, May 14 2016.
LocationAlba, Piemont
TypeArchaeology and Natural Sciences museum
WebsiteComune of Alba, entry on museum

HistoryEdit

The museum was founded in 1897 as a historic and archeologic collection under the guidance of Federico Eusebio. In 1976, the museum moved to the actual site and added the natural history collections of the town.

CollectionEdit

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Monument (Cippus) for Caius Cornelius Germanus

Among the items on display is the finely carved marble funereal monument (1st century AD) for Caius Cornelius Germanus.

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Coordinates: 44°41′55″N 8°02′08″E / 44.6986°N 8.0356°E / 44.6986; 8.0356