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  • Bostel di Rotzo
  • Bostel di Rotzo
  • Italy
  • Veneto
  • Province of Vicenza
  • Rotzo



  • 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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    • The excavations and research undertaken from 1993 onwards in the territory of the Alto Piano di Asiago are part of the “Progetto Altipiani-Resorse”. At Bostel di Rotzo, a site known for the presence of an Iron Age village, the investigations looked at two ... Read More
    • The research project (Progetto Altipiani–Risorse) began in 1993 with the aim of analysing, evaluating, monitoring and valorising an area of eco-cultural resources spread over the Altipiano di Asiago and the neighbouring Altipiani Trentini (relating to inve... Read More
    • In July a check (ground truth) was made of the traces recorded from aerial photographs across the entire site of Bostel and its surroundings. The excavation concentrated on structure C1 relating to a workshop, inside which a number of pottery kilns were i... Read More
    • In July 2012, research was undertaken on the ground to check the traces observed on aereal photographs across the site of Bostel and surroundings, while the excavation concentrated on structure C1. This related to a workshop inside which were a number of p... Read More
    • The research in 2013 in the territory of the Comune of Rotzo was limite to air photographic and ground survey, with 1) experimentation of the innovative procedures of Image Enhancing and Object, Pattern, and Scenery Recognition. 2) ground truthing of the a... Read More
    • In August 2014, Padova University carried out excavations, directed by Prof. Armando De Guio to continue the investigation and enhancement of the site of Bostel a Castelletto di Rotzo, on the Asiago plateau (VI).

      The occupation levels identified during pr

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    • This season, the University of Padova’s excavations continued work begun in 2014, concentrating in particular on defining the occupation sequence in sector D. This is the only area being excavated where a micro-stratigraphy is present with an in situ s... Read More
    • The excavations undertaken between 2014 and 2016 concentrated on sector D, where excavations also took place in the 1990s (largely unpublished). It is a particularly complex area, badly disturbed by cuts and dumps relating to agricultural work on the plate... Read More
    • The 2017 campaign continued the excavation of sector D and checked several anomalies identified by geophysical survey and drone images on the ground, which led to the opening of two new areas – sectors G and F.

      The excavation along the east side of sector

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    • This season, work took place in two main sectors of the proto-historic settlement of Bostel di Rotzo. The excavations of sector D continued, the only sector where both occupation phases of the plateau are present. The plateau was probably sporadically occu... Read More
    • Durante gli scavi nel settore D è stato raggiunto il piano di calpestio del “vano” accessorio della struttura abitativa seminterrata. Al contrario dei crolli primari nell’ambiente principale della capanna, qui le pietre non presentano un orientamento prefe... Read More


    • Luigi Magnini - Cinzia Bettineschi - Armando De Guio - Laura Burigana - Stefano Pedersoli - Elena Griggio . 2020. Non solo scavo: novità dal Bostel di Rotzo (VI) a venticinque anni dall’avvio delle indagini dell’Università di Padova. FOLD&R Italy: 473.
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