Matera is an ancient city. According to the travel portal travel365.it is the third oldest city in the world, with settlements dating from about 10.000 years ago.
A journey that began in Paleolithic, crossing the Neolithic, the age of metals and thus the Middle Ages to the Modern Age. The testimonials are in National Museum Ridola Matera, inside which is preserved archaeological material crucial to know the prehistory of the South.
Testimonials, intact in their original, that make the city of Matera unique and allow students to trace in a really unique way that man has done since the beginning of its history to date.