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Since 1985 over 40,000 fragments originating from the forum area have been catalogued and documented from deposits created after excavations carried out in the 20th century. A seemingly huge quantity of finds but in reality they represent a small percentage of what was the enormous quantity of marble facing and super-structure blocks which made up the Antiquarium Forense (Forum District).

The five monumental complexes named the “Imperial Forums” were constructed in topographic continuity with the old Roman Forums of the imperial-republican era. The new structures substituted the religious, political and administrative functions of the former.

In chronological order of inauguration the forums built were: the Forum of Caesar (46 BC), the Forum of Augustus (2 BC), The Temple of

The external brick Roman complex, popularly known as the Markets of Trajan and today found in the heart of the modern city, has been miraculously handed down to us. Sited next to the great squares of the Imperial Forums the monument encompasses almost two thousand years of the city’s history. The marks impressed upon its structure through time preserves the memories of the men and women who frequented, used and reused its spaces in so many different ways.

30/03 - 10/09/2017
Daily life in the Imperial Forums since Ancient times.
Exhibitions

A portrayal of the events that have taken place in the archaeological area of the Imperial Forum through the objects found during 25 years of excavations.

29/05/2017
Educational resources for all

Incontro con il curatore Nicoletta Bernacchio nell'ambito del ciclo di appuntamenti    Curatore in Sala

15/06/2017
Special projects

Tra i manufatti archeologici, rinvenuti nei Fori Imperiali, che costituiscono la straordinaria raccolta museale, sono stati selezionati alcuni reperti significativi per costruire un racconto attraverso opere scultoree e l’analisi di elementi architettonici e strutture murarie. A supporto della vista tattile è a disposizione anche materiale tiflodidattico.

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19 September 2016 - 31 May 2017
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Daily life in the Imperial Forums since Ancient times.
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Educational resources for all
19 September 2016 - 31 May 2017
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19 September 2016 - 31 May 2017
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My favorite thing here. Bronze foot of Nike, 2 BC
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