Museo Civico Archeologico and the Museo Claudia Faina are housed in the same building adjacent to Orvieto's fabulous doumo. Its displays are well laid out and the interior is user friendly.
The name Faina is synonymous with the museum because the rich family donated its extensive collection of thousands of artifacts to the city in 1954.
The museum contains materials that were formerly part of the Cathedral Vestry Board, along with more recent finds.
The paintings from the Golini I and Golini II tombs, named after their discoverer not who's interred there, are on display in the museum.
I loved the opening piece, it's a funery cippus dating back to the 6th century B.C. but it certainly isn't the most ancient item on show.
Vases are certainly numerous, as evidenced by the black Attic style one; it dates back to 4th century BC.
The famous Temple of Belvedere, an Etruscan monument (just off Viale Crispi near the famous well), supplied many of the items on display. The terra cotta antefix is a fine example; in my humble opinion, the best of that type on display.
You can find the museum easily, it's on the right of the Duomo as you face it.
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