Of particular interest is the archaeological record concerning the necropolis of Venetian village Montebello Vicentino: grave goods and a variety of sporadic findings document the presence of groups of Celts integrated into the local community as early as the second half of the 5th century BC.

Among the exhibits stand out ornaments, including brooches, bracelets, necklaces, numerous weapons and the beautiful open-work belt hooks with zoomorphic decoration (dragons and other animals in a mirror arrangement) and with the representation of the lord of the animals.
The same room displays significant aspects of the Romanization of our territory, in which Via Postumia, the most important Roman road in Northern Italy, played an important role.

From Montebello Vicentino come a few Republican coins and two alpine-type iron keys (the third specimen comes from Montecchio Maggiore). From Montecchio Maggiore we also highlight the findings from S. Giacomo, including a bronze plate representing a warrior.

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