Mozia (Mothia) | Fondazione Whitaker

Welcome to Mozia

Ancient Phoenician colony on the island of San Pantaleo in the Stagnone Nature Reserve in Marsala, among the most important archaeological sites in the world.

The G. Whitaker Foundation informs that, in compliance with health protection requirements, the isle of Mozia with the adjoining Archaeological Museum is open to the public everyday.

Opening times

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Entry tickets

adults €6 - students €5 (including entrance to the museum)

The island

At the northwestern tip of Sicily, almost in front of Marsala, the sea forms a lagoon called Stagnone bordered to the west by the Isola Lunga and to the east by the Sicilian coast. The island of San Pantaleo, site of the Phoenician colony of Mozia (Mothia), stands in the middle of the lagoon.

The Island

At the northwestern tip of Sicily, almost in front of Marsala, the sea forms a lagoon called Stagnone bordered to the west by the Isola Lunga and to the east by the Sicilian coast. The island of San Pantaleo, site of the Phoenician colony of Mozia, stands in the middle of the lagoon.

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Whitaker Museum

The museum of Mozia, entitled to Giuseppe Whitaker, is located in a building that was his residence on the island. It includes artifacts from historical Whitaker Collection and from the excavations carried out by the Superintendence of Western Sicily (later Superintendence of Trapani), La Sapienza university in Rome, University of Leeds, University of Palermo, the C.N.R. and University of Bologna.

Whitaker Museum

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The museum of Mozia, entitled to Giuseppe Whitaker, is located in a building that was his residence on the island. It includes artifacts from historical Whitaker Collection and from the excavations carried out by the Superintendence of Western Sicily (later Superintendence of Trapani), La Sapienza university in Rome, University of Leeds, University of Palermo, the C.N.R. and University of Bologna.

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About Mozia

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Gli scavi archeologici di Mozia

Mozia (o anche Mothia, Motya) fu un’antica città fenicia, sita sull’isola di San Pantaleo, nello Stagnone di Marsala. L’isola si trova di fronte alla costa occidentale della Sicilia, tra l’Isola Grande e la terraferma, ed appartiene alla Fondazione Whitaker. … Read More

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Dagli scavi di Mothia torna alla luce il volto della dea Astarte/Afrodite

Il volto, in terracotta, della dea Astarte/Afrodite (compagna di Baal del Kothon, signore delle acque marine e sotterranee) è venuto alla luce durante l’ultima campagna di scavi condotti sull’isola di Mothia dalla missione dell’Università “La Sapienza” di Roma coordinata dal … Read MoreRead More

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Scavi a Mozia, scoperti i resti di una ragazzina del 400 avanti Cristo

Un bacino di donna, presumibilmente tra i 12 e i 14 anni, e con cinque denti da latte. Resti di un sacrificio umano risalenti al 400 a.C. per scongiurare la caduta di Mozia nelle mani dell’esercito siracusano. E’ questa l’ultima … Read More

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Refreshment area

After exploring island and museum, it’s possible take refreshments at the Caffè Delia in Mozia, in the shade of leafy trees, enjoying a drink, a slushie or the typical pane cunzato.

Refreshment area

After exploring island and museum, it’s possible take refreshments at the Caffè Delia in Mozia, in the shade of leafy trees, enjoying a drink, a slushie or the typical pane cunzato.

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