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  • La Pineta
  • La Pineta
  • Italy
  • Molise
  • Provincia di Isernia
  • Isernia


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    • This site was identified in the late 1970s to the north of the town. It has been equipped to meet the highest standards of stratigraphic excavation and make use of the most up to date interdisciplinary research methods in order to trace a complete picture ... Read More
    • The excavation campaigns undertaken on the paleolithic site of La Pineta, Isernia, was a collaboration between the Archaeological Superintendency of Molise, the University of Ferrara and the European Centre for Prehistoric Research at Isernia who for many ... Read More
    • The 2010 campaign took place between 5-30 July with the participation of numerous students, both Italian and foreign.

      The excavation area situated inside the excavation pavilion was extended as a natural follow-on to the exploration undertaken in previo

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    • This year’s excavations examined layer 3coll in quadrants 138, 157, 167, 168, 169. The material from 3a in quadrants 167 and 168 was removed in order to reach the underlying layers (3b and then 3c). These two quadrants showed the transition towards the str... Read More
    • The site of Isernia La Pineta has made a notable contribution to knowledge of human occupation in the lower Paleolithic period in Europe. The settlement was discovered in 1978 and since then has been the object of systematic investigations. The excavations... Read More
    • This season excavations continued inside the pavilion covering the archaeological area at Isernia La Pineta. In particular, work was undertaken in quadrants 176, 177, 178, 179 of sector I-1, where digging had previously halted at layer 3s 6-9.

      The explora

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    • Between the 7th and 26th July 2014 excavations were carried out on the Palaeolithic site of La Pineta at Isernia by Ferrara University, directed by Prof. Carlo Peretto.

      The excavations began with a major discovery, a child’s incisor. Based on the dating o

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    • This season’s excavations by Ferrara University at the Palaeolithic site of La Pineta (Isernia) investigated an area (quadrants 156-157-158-159-166-176) in quadrant 1 of sector I. Context 3 was removed (fluvial-lacustrine deposits with sands and fine grave... Read More
    • Dal 10 luglio al 6 agosto 2016 il sito paleolitico di Isernia La Pineta è stato oggetto di attività di scavo e di studio da parte dell’Università degli Studi di Ferrara, con la direzione scientifica del prof. Carlo Peretto, su concessione del Ministero dei... Read More


    • Annarosa Di Nucci, Giuseppe Lembo, Antonella Minelli, Carlo Peretto, Cristiana Terzani, Ursula Thun Hohenstein. 2005. Accampamenti di cacciatori preistorici a Isernia La Pineta. FOLD&R Italy: 34.
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