THE WELL AND THE CAVES

 
the underground caves of Orvieto’s Medieval quarter

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the typicality declined in many ways

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In compliance with the Dpcm November 3rd, 2020 on combating the spread of Covid-19, the archaeological complex of the Pozzo della Cava will be CLOSED from November 6 to December 3, 2020

32nd NATIVITY IN THE WELL

After the success of the 31st edition, we are ready to present you the theme of the 32nd Nativity scene in the well It will have for title "THE SON OF THE FATHER", which in Aramaic is "Bar-abbâ"; the narrative voice will in fact be that of Barabbas, the Jesus' "rival" in the cruel ballot proposed by Pilate   From December 23 2020 to January 10 2021.

evento realizzato nell'ambito del progetto «Musei in rete per il territorio» con il contributo della Regione Umbria

THE CAVES OF POZZO DELLA CAVA

A drop into a fascinating underground corner of Orvieto that winds under the streets and houses of the oldest part of the Medieval quarter Un tuffo nelle viscere della rupe, tra piccoli tesori ipogei da scoprire in assoluta libertà e in totale sicurezza Un patrimonio di testimonianze archeologiche riemerse grazie all’impegno privato dopo secoli di abbandono

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