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  • Galeata, Area del “Palazzo” di Teoderico
  • Poderina



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      AIAC (Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica).

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      • In the years 1998-1999 the Archaeology Department of Bologna University undertook excavations which led to the discovery of Roman structures datable to between the 1st century B.C. and the 2nd century A.D. Moreover, a vast complex was uncovered that had al... Read More
      • The investigations were concentrated in an area that was only partially explored in 1942 by the Istituto Archeologico Germanico of Rome. The aim was to acquire new data regarding this multi-layered site, characterised by circa fifteen centuries of occupati... Read More
      • The results of the 2010 excavations clearly demonstrated that the extent of the large villa being excavated at Galeata is not limited to the residential nucleus, partially brought to light in 1942 and partially excavated by Bologna University from 1998 onw... Read More
      • In 2011, the University of Bologna’s excavations concentrated on two macro-sectors, already partially exposed during the previous campaign: the Roman warehouse in the north-western part of the excavation (Trench 35) and the structures dating to the Theodos... Read More
      • The continuation of excavations in trenches 35 and 36, opened the previous year on the property uphill from the strada del Pantano, exposed structures of importance for the understanding of the site.

        In trench 35, excavation of the warehouse destroyed

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      • Prior to starting open-area excavation of the remains of the reception pavilion of the Theodorican villa, the 2013 excavations, in the locality of Poderina, near Galatea, had two main objectives. The first was to obtain stratigraphic data from the strip of... Read More
      • In 2014, the excavations continued the research of the preceding years with the aim of clarifying the extension to the north of the Roman villa’s pars rustica, in particular the large production sector. The latter included two kilns of the type with a ... Read More
      • This season’s excavations on the site of Galeata (loc. Poderina) produced new evidence regarding the phases pre-dating the construction in the early Principate of the villa, whose production sector was partially excavated during previous years. Indeed, the... Read More
      • This was Bologna University’s 19th campaign of excavations on the site of the so-called “Palazzo” of Theodoric in the locality of Poderina (Galeata – FC), and the second year of a collaboration with Parma University.

        The main aim was to check the presence

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      • The aim of the excavations was to completely expose the large octagonal hall in the residential sector of the 6th century A.D. villa. Its northern half, paved with a fine geometric polychrome mosaic was found during Bologna University’s 2012 excavations. T... Read More
      • The main aim of the 2019 excavations was to check the stratigraphy and state of preservation of any mosaic floors present in the area immediately south of trench 54, opened in 2018, which allowed the large octagonal hall with its fine geometric mosaic to b... Read More


      • Riccardo Villicich. 2012. Scavi nell’area della villa di Teoderico a Galeata (FC): i nuovi dati. FOLD&R Italy: 261.
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      • Alessia Morigi- Università degli Studi di Parma, Riccardo Villicich- Università di Parma . 2020. Nuove ricerche archeologiche presso la villa di Teoderico. FOLD&R Italy: 466.
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    • 1300 BC
    • 600 BC
    • 900 AD