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  • Grotta Continenza
  • Trasacco
  • Italy
  • Abruzzo
  • Province of L'Aquila
  • Trasacco



  • 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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    • The 2006 excavation at the Grotta Continenza examined the lower part of the deposit. Numerous remains of fish and micro-fauna were recovered: the remains of large mammals were found mostly in a vertical position in the spaces between the stones. Two punche... Read More
    • Excavation of the deposit involved the area within squares 4-5-6-7/BB-CC-DD-EE-FF-GG, where at the end of the excavation the top of a layer attributable to the Mesolithic/Sauveterrian period had been reached. In order to simplify the reading of the strat... Read More
    • The 2010 campaign at Grotta Continenza (Trasacco, AQ) took place from 2nd-12th August.

      The excavation of the deposit contained in quadrants 4-5-6-7/BB-CC-DD-EE-FF-GG, continued with the removal of the roof of level 26. In this level the patch of ash (26

      ... Read More
    • The 2012 excavations continued work in spit T. 26: the deposit in 5 and 6 CC mainly comprised small (< 5 cm) yellowish stones with a few of medium size in a dark brown matrix. The area being excavated was occupied by medium sized stones (10-20 cm) among wh... Read More
  • 14900 BC
  • 11500 BC
  • 1400 BC