The archaeologist Paolo Orsi

The archaeologist Pietro Paolo Giorgio Orsi was born in Rovereto in 1859.
As Inspector of Excavations of the Royal Superintendence, from 1888 onwards he conducted important archaeological investigations in Syracuse, Pantalica, the Hyblaean Mountains, Akrai and other areas in Sicily.
His discoveries and more than three hundred of his writings, teaching and research activities are of fundamental importance.
The Regional Archaeological Museum of Syracuse is dedicated to him.