(Italiano) Ricordi di vita quotidiana nei Sassi

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I ricordi di una signora (Dorina Cancelliere) che è vissuta nei Sassi, nei pressi dell’attuale Museo: i nomi e i soprannomi dei vicini di casa, episodi di vita quotidiana, i nomi degli utensili usati in cucina rievocati nel Museo Laboratorio della Civiltà Contadina di Matera.

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