Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas

Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas has examples of Punic (Carthaginian), ancient Greek, as well as a rare Phoenician sarcophagus.  It contains some of the fine work from the Greek temples of Selinunte, built by the Elymians.  

 

Yes, those are turtles!

Phoenician sarcophagus circa 1500 BCE,, cover only is original.  Female figure

 

Gold tiara

 

Frieze from Selinunte

 

Artist rendition of a Selinunte temple

 

Ariel view of Selinute

 

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