Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Avigliano

AVIGLIANO, a town of Italy, in the province of Basilicata, 11 miles N.N.W. of Potenza. It stands on the declivity of a hill, and contains a collegiate church, several convents, and a royal college. A peculiar kind of pottery produced here towards the end of the 18th century is still sought after by collectors, The surrounding country is said to produce the finest cattle in the kingdom. A part of the town was destroyed by a land-slip in 1824. Population, 15,982.