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Excavation

  • Campo della Fiera
  • Campo della Fiera
  • Velzna
  • Italy
  • Umbria
  • Province of Terni
  • Orvieto

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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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Periods

    • Iron Age
    • Orientalizing
    • Orientalizing
    • Archaic
    • Classical
    • Roman Republican
    • Roman Imperial
    • Late Antique
    • Medieval

Season

    • The 2005 excavations involved two trenches. In trench F the road surface was investigated and it was found that its builders had levelled the terrain by dumping layers of earth and then constructed the roadbed. The fragments of black glaze pottery recovere... Read More
    • The 2007 campaign confirmed the exceptional continuity of occupation on the site of Campo della Fiera. In the area of the sacred enclosure a stretch of basalt paving came to light parallel to the south wall of the temple podium identified in 2006. The fill... Read More
    • The 2008 and 2009 campaigns confirmed the exceptional continuity of occupation on the site of Campo della Fiera, lasting 1900 years.

      East of the sacred enclosure the basalt paved Etruscan road inside the sanctuary was further uncovered. East of the late

      ... Read More
    • The excavation campaign, with the participation of students from various universities, took place between 12th July-13th August 2010. The investigations concentrated on trenches M, N, R and T, obtaining results which clarified certain aspects relating to t... Read More
    • The 2011 campaign saw the participation of students from several Italian universities together with students from Switzerland and America. The evidence uncovered provided further confirmation that the site can be identified as Fanum Voltumnae.

      Trench

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    • The excavation campaign took place between the 30th July and 25th August, with the participation of students from Italian and American universities. The excavation was limited to trench N with the aim of completing the exposure of temple C, identified in 2... Read More
    • Six trenches were excavated. In trench H, the entire perimeter of the church of San Pietro in vetere was exposed, including the discovery of the front facade wall. Trench N revealed another sector of the Etruscan Via Sacra. In trench R, the excavation of... Read More
    • La campagna di scavo del 2014, che ha visto – come di consueto – la partecipazione di circa quaranta studenti di atenei italiani, olandesi, croati e statunitensi, ha avuto luogo dal 7 luglio al 29 agosto.

      Le indagini hanno interessato sette saggi. Nel sa

      ... Read More
    • This season’s excavations involved work in seven trenches. Walls belonging to a domus emerged in trench H below the medieval structures. Parts of it were already known from previous campaigns, in particular the atrium of Republican date, with red-painted... Read More
    • During the 2016 campaign, work took place in seven trenches. In trench M, work continued on the difficult task of reconstructing the tufa altar and the trachyte votive table following restoration. Both monuments were replaced in the same position and at th... Read More
    • This season, in trench M, west of the back wall of the small archaic sacellum, a sondage was opened in which cymae and facing slabs from the first phase were found. In sondage H a new room emerged (room 19) in the domus, south of the atrium. It was... Read More
    • In trench M, excavation continued west of the back wall of the small archaic sacellum. The investigation also continued of the small channel crossing the area from south to north, whose fill contained diagnostic material such as thin walled pottery. In t... Read More

FOLD&R

    • F. Mollo, A. Laino , M. Puglisi, E. Rizzo, M. Sergi, M. Sfacteria, P. Siclari. 2019. Lo scavo nel Foro di Blanda sul Palecastro di Tortora: campagna di scavo 2018 . FOLD&R Italy: 434.
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  • 1400 AD