A prestigious award for Biddas the Museum of Abandoned Villages of Sardinia, set up at the Baron’s Palace, won the prize Riccardo Francovich 2013. According to the association of archaeologists of the Middle Ages, which had called for a referendum, the small and unconventional museum Sip is the best example in Italy for the presentation and disclosure of the archaeological heritage of the Middle Ages.
The announcement was made at the headquarters of the Directorate General of Antiquities of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture. Museum Biddas was placed in front of major research and dissemination as the National Roman Museum Balbi Crypt in Rome, and the museum complex of Santa Giulia in Brescia, the museum Borgo Terra di Lecce, the Byzantine and early medieval Abruzzo Chieti, the archaeological complex Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina Enna and the archaeological complex of Castelseprio and peat.
The award recognized the original approach of Sassari that the museum has always had towards the public. Inspired by archeology which sees the open disclosure to the territory of one of its raison d’etre.
Of course happy recognition of the archaeologist Marco Milanese creator and producer of the small museum: “I can only say that Biddas-Museum of Abandoned Villages of Sardinia, put up with a few euro is the result of a design that breaks the mold of traditional museums (and for which I take full responsibility) – said Milanese – very few financial resources, but the museum has been designed with great passion and involvement and the themes of the museum, both on an emotional level. “
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Inside the museum is a space reserved for children who can try performing the work of archeology, as if they were in a real archaeological excavation