The first excavation undertaken on the summit of Monte Palazzi between 14th June and the 4th July, aimed to establish the presence of walled structures on the site, a quadrangular plateau of 40 × 60 m. In the chosen area on the north-eastern edge of the pl... Read More
New trenches opened on Monte Palazzi between 22nd May and 7th July exposed the external curtain wall of the perimeter on the north-eastern side of the site. This was preserved to six courses and was built of medium sized quadrangular ashlar blocks (30-40 c... Read More
Excavations were undertaken between the 28th May and the 29th June over an area of about 150 m2 on the north-eastern and south-eastern sides of the site. Excavation inside the breach in the north-eastern curtain wall revealed part of the fill and the wall’... Read More
The University of Kentucky’s final season of fieldwork at Monte Palazzi included both excavation and remote sensing and confirmed the presence of a small Greek fort on this mountaintop in south-central Calabria. Prior investigations in 2005, 2007, and ... Read More
This site is located c. 3 km to the south of the Passo del Mercante, on the S.P. 1 di Gioia Tauro e Locri, and 0.5 km to the southwest of Piano Melìa, a small plain on a high plateau known as the Dossone della Melìa or dorsale tabulare, which separates the... Read More
Paolo Visonà. 2010. University of Colorado / University of Kentucky Excavations at Monte Palazzi, Passo Croceferrata (Grotteria, Calabria):
The 2005, 2007, and 2008 Field Seasons
. FOLD&R Italy: 188.