The World That Wasn't There

Pre-Columbian Art in the Ligabue Collection

Rovereto, Museo Civico, Palazzo Alberti Poja
1st October 2016 - 6th January 2017

Rovereto is the second location of this great exhibition already hosted at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Florence in 2015.
Objects from the Ligabue Collection, visible to the public for the first time in this show, narrate the great civilizations of Central and South America before the arrival of Europeans.

After the great success in Florence, the exhibition “Il mondo che non c’era” arrives in Rovereto.
A wonderful journey through the life, customs and cosmogonies of Central and South America before Columbus, accomplished thanks to a corpus of works – exhibited to the public for the first time thanks to this project – expressing the great civilizations of the so-called Mesoamerica (most of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, part of Honduras and El Salvador), of the territory of Panama, and of the Andes (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, up to Chile and Argentina).
Pre-Columbian objects that narrate Olmec and Maya, Aztec and Tairona, Chavin and Tiahuanaco, Moche and Inca in an exhibition promoted by the Foundation with the support of the Autonomous Province of Trento, the Municipality of Rovereto and the Fondazione Museo Civico di Rovereto.
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