Excavations of (Scavi di Morgantina)

The name of Morgantina is thought to come from that of the king of the Morgeti, a people from the centre of southern Italy. The region of Serra Orlando was settled as of the Bronze Age. In the Iron Age, a settlement on the hill became the nerve centre of the region. Excavations led to the discovery of vestiges of this Siculian centre colonised by the Greeks and abandoned as late on as the 1C AD. In a small valley, you can make out the agora, a small theatre and several mosaics sheltered by a canopy.

Useful information

Address:

S 288. Morgantina, 94010 Aidone

Phone:

+39 0935 87307

Price:

6 €

Opening hours

10am-4pm

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