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Museum

MUSEO DIOCESANO D'ARTE SACRA

LARGO DEL SEMINARIO, 2, Acerenza, (Potenza)

The museum homes important liturgical vestments, sculptures in wood and marble, paintings on canvas and wood, silver Neapolitan from '700, manuscripts from the churches of the diocese, to subject the sacred woods carved by local craftsmen. The finds date back to different historical periods, and fascinate as expressions of life and spirituality of Benedictine and Franciscan monks, priests and bishops. Among the materials found in the area, dating from the ninth century BC to the fourth century AD, there is a marble bust of the emperor Julian the Apostate (331-363), originally placed on the Cathedral's facade because it was considered St. Canio, bishop of Iuliana in Africa, whose body was taken to where Acerenza and became Patron.

 
 

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