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Matera

facts in brief


Part of Albrizzi's map, 1761
Part of Albrizzi's map, 1761





Facts in brief:

Was important in Neolithic period, producing pottery during Middle Neolithic that has given the name "Matera ware" to a widespread style; was thriving medieval center, held by Normans, Aragonese & then by Orsini family of Rome

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