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Excavation

  • Riparo Cervini
  • Vivo d’Orcia
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  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Province of Siena
  • Castiglione d'Orcia

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Credits

  • The Italian Database is the result of a collaboration between:

    MIBAC (Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Direzione Generale per i Beni Archeologici),

    ICCD (Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione) and

    AIAC (Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica).

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Monuments

Season

    • Below the sports fields of Vivo d’Orcia clandestine excavations revealed a rock shelter at the base of a steep cliff, at 763 m. above sea level. This shelter was occupied for a long period, beginning in the paleolithic. Annual excavations over the last fou... Read More
    • The final excavation campaign, undertaken in 2005, put in a trench to examine the stratigraphy in the area outside the grotto. This revealed a layer still in place resting on the early/evolved Epigravettiano level, which at present is undergoing radiometri... Read More
  • 63000 BC
  • 50000 BC
  • 600 AD
  • 2000 AD