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Excavation

  • Piano della Civita
  • Artena
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  • Italy
  • Latium
  • Rome
  • Artena

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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

    • Classical
    • Roman Republican
    • Roman Imperial
    • Late Antique
    • Medieval

Season

    • Piano della Civita (approximately 1 km to the south of the modern town of Artena at the northern extremity of the Monti Lepini on the valle del Sacco) houses the remains of an ancient city, the name of which is still unknown. Excavations have revealed thre... Read More
    • In 2004 investigations were undertaken at Piano della Civiltà which looked at the atrium villa constructed during the course of the 1st century B.C. at the centre of a large terrace.

      The villa was subsequently enlarged in the 1st and 2nd centuries A.D.

      ... Read More
    • The excavation of the Roman villa at Piano della Civita di Artena recommenced following cleaning, restoration and the setting up of an archaeological area, operations which took place between 2005 and 2007.

      The 2008 excavation campaign concentrated on b

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    • The excavation of the Roman villa at Piano della Civita di Artena recommenced following cleaning, restoration and the setting up of an archaeological area, operations which took place between 2005 and 2007 and which in 2009 also led to the opening of the “... Read More
    • The 2010 campaign continued investigations in the area immediately outside of the villa’s western peristyle.

      During the previous year’s campaign (2009) a tank about 2.50 × 3.00 m, 0.80 m deep lined with opus signinum was found. Excavation of the tank

      ... Read More
    • The 2011 campaign, financed by Temple University Rome and a private donation, continued investigations in the area immediately west of the villa’s peristyle. A trench was opened in the area between the villa and terrace edge in order to check the results o... Read More
    • The 2012 campaign was financed by Temple University, Rome, INRAP and a private donation. Work continued in areas 60/63, 64 and 35, extending the excavation by about 115 m2. Three major advances were made, the most important being the quite well organised ... Read More
    • The excavations at Piano della Civita di Artena (RM) were financed by Temple University and saw the participation of students from Temple University and volunteers from Artena and elsewhere. Cécile Brouillard (INRAP) and Jan Gadeyne (Temple University Rome... Read More
    • The excavations at Piano della Civita di Artena (RM) were undertaken by students from Temple University Rome, directed by Cécile Brouillard (INRAP) and Jan Gadeyne (Temple University Rome),with volunteers from Artena, and the assistance of ceramic special... Read More
    • This season, Temple University’s excavations at Piano della Cività di Artena (RM) checked the data that emerged during previous years. The actual excavations lasted for a shorter period than usual and the rest of the season was spent cleaning some of the R... Read More
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  • 700 AD