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Wednesday 22 February 2017
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Museum of games. Modern and antique toys.

Perugia (PG) - Ancient and modern games are the protagonists of the exhibition inaugurated on December 7 at the National Archaeological Museum of Perugia: objects for the entertainment of children but also of adults, such as copying from Roman times loaded dice.

Jointed dolls made of bone, checkers, animals, representations of fun activities in the painted vases which tell an inherent aspect of human activity, always present in every culture and latitude.

Among the various items on display, there is an extremely rare top of ceramic Etruscan times that, within it, contains tiny stones that produce sounds during rotation.

From December 21, moreover, are also on display of modern times provided by the Toy Museum objects: organized into several sections, the exhibition brings together a number of pieces, some very rare, expensive time of the generations that have lived mainly his childhood in the fifties and sixties of the twentieth century.

For more information:

http://polomusealeumbria.beniculturali.it/

[Source: Perugia OnLine]

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