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  • Peltuinum
  • Prata d’Ansidonia e S. Pio delle Camere
  • Peltuinum

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    • 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

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    Season

      • I resti della città romana di Peltuinum si trovano in un altopiano circondato dalle montagne più alte dell’Appennino, il Gran Sasso, la Maiella, il Sirente. L’altopiano, posto nell’antico territorio dei Vestini, risultava un punto di sosta strategico nel... Read More
      • In 2012, investigations continued in the town of Peltuinum, in the areas of the theatre and tower no. 7.

        THEATRE AND POST-ANTIQUE ROOMS

        In the orchestra, the excavation of the lime kiln identified during earlier campaigns revealed a substantial p

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      • This season continued the work of the previous season in the urban area: excavation in the theatre area and survey along the natural limits of the plateau to find the perimeter of the defences.

        The theatre: In the orchestra, the excavation of one of the s

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      • During the 2014 excavations, a series of surveys were undertaken covering the strip of land north of the tratturo in the area west of the city. A short distance away, on a plateau overlooking the tratturo, ploughing has brought to light limestone fragm... Read More
      • This season, research continued to concentrate on the theatre building with the post-antique structures that reused the area and its walls, but was also extended to the upper terrace. Here, sondages were opened in the forum area and along the via Claudia... Read More
      • FORUM AREA

        Here, trenches were opened along the east side of the temple and in the north-western area of the forum.

        The excavation along the podium was positioned in correspondence with an irregularity in the coursing of the opus caementicium, stil

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      • Research continued in the north-western corner of the forum where in the past a room was identified bordered by two sections of wall and with two beaten-earth floors with terracotta fragments, the earliest of which showed traces of burning. The entire area... Read More
      • The continuation of research in the forum area provided a wider view of the destructive interventions in the late antique period, already documented during previous campaigns in trench 79. Robber trenches, middens, and the razing of the structures for agri... Read More
      • Durante la campagna di scavo 2019 le nuove indagini sono proseguite nelle aree del foro e del teatro.

        AREA FORENSE
        Nell’area della piazza i saggi aperti hanno consentito una conoscenza più approfondita delle fasi di età post antica relative alla distruzi

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      • Due to the pandemic, the investigations concentrated on the enclosed part of the site, which corresponds with a part of the public area of the Roman city. Here, recent excavation campaigns have documented building sites relating to the demolition of severa... Read More

    FOLD&R

      • Luisa Migliorati. 2011. Peltuinum. FOLD&R Italy: 229.
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    • 1400 BC
    • 700 BC
    • 500 AD
    • 600 AD
    • 1500 AD

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