Archaeological collection

Aboa Vetus Ars Nova`s archaeological collection consists of finds from archaeological excavations in the Rettig plot. The collection is stored in the museum where it is available to the staff and researchers.

The finds date from the 13th century to the 20th century. They represent finds material typical to urban archaeology such as coins and other metallic finds, glassware, ceramics and other clay objects, wooden objects, bone objects, leather objects, textile fragments, animal bones and building fragments. New finds from ongoing archaeological excavations are annually placed in the collection.

New 3D-models of archaeological objects have also been published in 2020. They can be viewed in Sketchfab The models were produced as part of a collaboration project between Aboa Vetus Ars Nova, the archaeology department at the university of Turku and the Turku museum centre.