Overview map of past and ongoing fieldwork projects; click blue placemarks for more info.
Colonial Landscape Project – Aesernia (CLP) ’11-’16
Colonial Landscape Project ’11-’16: intensive systematic field survey campaigns in the territory of the Latin colony Aesernia (modern Isernia).
Colonial Landscape Project – Venusia ’13-’16
Intensive systematic intra-site revisit survey campaigns in the territory of the Latin colony Venusia (modern Venosa), combined with remote sensing and geoprospection analyses.
Tappino Valley Survey (TVS) ’13-’16
The Tappino Valley Survey Project (TVS) aims to map and analyze ancient settlement patterns and dynamics in a small valley in Central-Southern Italy, in modern Molise, in the province of Campobasso, in the municipalities of Jelsi, Campodipietra and S. Giovanni in Galdo.
San Giovanni in Galdo – Colle Rimontato Excavations (SGG) ’11-’16
(Re-)excavations of the 2nd century BC Samnite sanctuary of Colle Rimontato (San Giovanni in Galdo); ongoing research.
Previous fieldwork projects
In the past decade, in the context of various other research projects and organizing institutions, we have been involved with a number of fieldwork projects in the region of Molise. Below you will find an overview of those campaigns, which will guide you to more detailed information.
Sacred Landscapes Project (SLP) ’04-’10
Intensive systematic field survey campaigns around the 2nd century BC Samnite sanctuary of San Giovanni in Galdo – Colle Rimontato and Gildone – località Cupa; 2004-2010.
Terra Incognita Project – Rotello (TIP) ’08
Intensive systematic field survey campaign in the municipality of Rotello, commissioned by the Soprintendenza dei Beni Archeologici del Molise in the context of the Carta del Rischio Archeologico nell’Area del Cratere project; 2008.
Larino Project (LAR) ’08
Extensive revisit campaign in the municipality of Larino, commissioned by the Soprintendenza dei Beni Archeologici del Molise in the context of the Carta del Rischio Archeologico nell’Area del Cratere project; 2008.
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