Yesteryear in Milan

The small Archaeological Museum on Corso Magenta in Milan hosts a new model of the ancient city of Mediolanum which helps explain the spider’s web of the present urban form.


A general view of the model, with north to the right


The ancient forum, situated in the vicinity of the present day Biblioteca Ambrosiana


The city from the south with the amphitheatre and the basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore


The city from the south east, with to the left the outline of the present Duomo and Piazza Duomo, and to the right the Baths of Hercules situated adjacent to the present Corso Europa