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  • S. Gaetano di Vada
  • Rosignano Marittimo
  • Vada Volaterrana
  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Provincia di Livorno
  • Rosignano Marittimo


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    • Investigations in the locality of S. Gaetano began in 1982. These brought to light part of Vada Volterrana, the most important Roman port on the stretch of coast between Portus Pisanus and Populonium, with links to Volterrae as its name suggests. ... Read More
    • Vada Volaterrana, the port of Volterra in the Etruscan and Roman periods, was situated in correspondence with the modern hamlet of Vada. Here, in the locality of S. Gaetano, the area that was situated behind the port is being excavated. The investigations... Read More
    • In 2009 the investigations made a structural check on the buildings present in the northern ( Horrea, building B) and southern (building G) sectors. The need to investigate the route of a drainage channel from the frigidarium of the Small Baths (A) led... Read More
    • In 2010 investigations were undertaken in the northern sector of the area, where the excavation continued in the area west of the Small Baths (building A, trench CVI). A trench was opened in order to carry out a structural check (CIX) which looked at the e... Read More
    • In trench CVI, immediately west, of the Small Baths, an enclosure paved with a series of beaten surfaces and related make ups, came to light. It was probably a multi-functional space. The fact that it was delimited by masonry structures that must have supp... Read More
    • During the 2012 campaign research centred on the northern sector of the archaeological area. Excavations continued in the area west of building A (Small Baths, trench CVI, room XVII) and a structural re-evaluation of the rooms in building A was made.


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    • Trenches CXI and CXII revealed a series of structures belonging to at least two buildings. The earlier one (early 1st century A.D.) was only partially intercepted, and the later building (early 2nd century A.D.?) was restructured several times during its o... Read More
    • Two buildings were uncovered in trenches CXI and CXII, I and L, one probably dating to the early 1st century A.D., and a later one that incorporated the preceding structure. The later building dates to between the end of the 1st /early 2nd century A.D. and... Read More
    • Sono proseguite le indagini avviate nelle campagne 2013-2015 nel settore meridionale dell’edificio I, in particolare, sulle strutture murarie pertinenti ad un nuovo corpo di fabbrica, costituito da una serie di ambienti allineati, di funzione ancora non me... Read More
    • Nel 2017 sono proseguite le indagini nell’area a Sud del ponte d’accesso all’area archeologica. Edificio L.-Saggio CXI. Le indagini hanno interessato il settore orientale, dove è stato individuato un nuovo corpo di fabbrica dell’edificio, costituito da una... Read More


    • Silvia Marini. 2012. Sigillata italica, sigillata africana e lucerne dal museo di Rosignano Marittimo. FOLD&R Italy: 258.
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    • Paolo Sangriso – Università degli Studi di Pisa, Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del Sapere.. 2017. Una schola ai Vada Volaterrana . FOLD&R Italy: 385.
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