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  • Alba Fucens, Forum (parte orientale)
  • Alba Fucens
  • Alba Fucens
  • Italy
  • Abruzzo
  • Province of L'Aquila
  • Massa d'Albe



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    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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    • Research undertaken in July 2007 provided data regarding the lay out of the insula where the Casa del Miliario stood (uncovered by Belgian excavators in the 1960s) of which only the northern part was known to date. The investigations identified: a) the sou... Read More
    • In 2008 research continued on the southern sector of the insula of the domus of Via del Miliario and along Via del Grifo. It was established that in this part of the insula three shops faced onto Via del Miliario and thus the residential zone must ha... Read More
    • The 2011 field research has been held in the south-east side of the ancient Forum, as a prosecution of the previous campaigns (2007-2010), during which a taberna (the third one starting from the south corner) had been excavated. Immediately next to the n... Read More
    • The sector excavated in 2012 was a northwards extension of the 2011 excavation area. This sector was in correspondence with a large rectangular structure with several stories, with the forum floor (to the west) and via della Medusa (to the east). The const... Read More
    • The sector explored this season was a northwards extension to the area excavated in the previous year, still in correspondence with the large rectangular structure with more than one storey, the forum floor to the west and the via Medusa to the east.


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    • Work continued on the excavation of the large terraced structure on the south-eastern side of the forum that interrupted the sequence of shops facing onto the piazza. The structure was at least 3 m higher than the piazza and the entrance has yet to be iden... Read More
    • Investigation of the south-eastern sector of the forum area continued, outside and inside the large terraced structure that interrupts the series of workshops facing onto this side of the square.

      The terracing, built of large polygonal blocks set more or

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    • The continuation of excavations on the large terrace on the south-eastern side of the forum, north of _taberna _ III (with which it shares the east-west delimitation wall), produced new data regarding the city’s history, especially the Republican phases. ... Read More
    • This short campaign investigated an area on the large terrace on the south-eastern side of the forum. The terrace was constructed after the end of the 3rd century B.C. and obliterated several structures dating to the colony’s early phases, in particular a ... Read More


    • Riccardo Di Cesare - Università degli Studi di Foggia. Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Daniela Liberatore - Università degli Studi di Foggia. Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici . 2017. Le tabernae di Alba Fucens. FOLD&R Italy: 379.
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  • 900 BC
  • 300 BC
  • 500 AD