The aim of this exhibition is to illustrate the principles, tools, examples and results of the meticulous work to recompose information, data and notions made possible today by the applying science to studying archaeological findings.
What can an object tell us of itself? Our own senses extrapolate its aspect, dimension, shape, colour, as well as the traces that man, nature and time may have impressed upon it. And yet, none of this is sufficient to reveal its entire history and life cycle.
Archaeometry allows us to interrogate objects: thanks to the growing interaction with the abilities of chemistry, physics and radiology, the material legacy of the collection of the Museo Egizio reveals otherwise inaccessible elements and news.
Contact info
Via Accademia delle Scienze, 6, 10123, Torino (TO)

45.0684516, 7.6844071

  • € 9,00
    Permanent collection + temporary exhibition
    Tariffa speciale sino al 30 novembre;
  • Free
    Grandi invalidi e loro accompagnatore, Children under 6, Abbonamento Musei holders, soci ICOM
  • € 1,00
    Ridotto speciale
    Children 6 to 14, Gruppi scolastici da 6 a 14 anni (elementari e medie)
  • € 18,00
    Family ticket
    2 adulti + 2 minorenni
  • € 2,00
    Reduced price
    Aged 15-18, university students

From 05/11/2020 to 03/12/2020

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