Isotope analysis

Immigrants (whether people or animals) from Campania should be directly traceable through Strontium isotope (Sr) analysis on skeletal remains, if the two provinces are found to be sufficiently distinct in their geology. Sr is naturally present in rocks and minerals and its isotopes ratio varies with respect to age and…

Archaeometric analysis

The possibility that pottery imported into South Lazio from Campania has a distinct composition (containing volcanic products not present in the former region) will be investigated using petrographic analysis of EBA-MBA pottery samples from both regions. An initial bibliographic study suggests that little or no relevant data are yet available.…

Bibliography

Alessandri - 2013 - Latium Vetus in the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age / Il Latium vetus nell'età del Bronzo e nella prima età del Ferro (only the first chapter) Anastasia - 2007 - L'evoluzione dell'insediamento nelle valli dell'Amaseno e dell'Ufente nell'età del Bronzo e del Ferro Angle, Guidi -…

Proprietà Ricci (Sezze)

Settlement Chronology: MBA 1/2 UTM WGS84 33N: 336359E 4592118N   Potsherds from Proprietà Ricci, after Bakels et alii 2015In the 2010s, some pollen samples have been taken in Proprietà Ricci, during the excavation of a very large and deep temporary pit, dug for the construction of an irrigation water reservoir.…

Borgo Ermada (Terracina)

Settlement Chronology: MBA 1 to 2 UTM WGS84 33N: 353136E 4598101N   The surface scattering of impasto potsherds near the modern town of Borgo Ermada, together with a bronze axe, has been found in the 1980s, during the surveys carried out in the Agro Pontino Survey Project (Guidi 1989 as…

La Casarina (Sabaudia)

Settlement? Chronology: EBA (late) UTM WGS84 33N: 336358E 4568793N A bronze axe has been found by chance along the shores of the Casarina peninsula, in the Paola lake. The author of the discovery handed the axe to M. Zei to keep it for a while, but afterwards the axe went…

Caprolace (Sabaudia)

Settlement Chronology: BM1 to RBA UTM WGS84 33N: 329613E 4580255N  Some impasto potsherds had been collected by A. Liboni (former director of the Antiquarium di Nettuno) around the western banks of the two small islands in the Caprolace lake, in the water. In 2006 (24th of March), during a site visit…

Caterattino (Sabaudia)

Settlement? Chronology: BM 1 or 2 UTM WGS84 33N: 333194E 4574692N In the 1930s, during the excavation of the ditch between the lakes of Caterattino and Caprolace, two vessels were found 550cm deep (Blanc & Segre 1953, here n. 1 and 2). Three more vessels are in the stores of…

Colle Colanero (Sonnino)

Settlement Chronology: MBA 1/2 UTM WGS84 33N: 350676E 4585799N The scattered surface potsherds have been discovered by F. M. Cifarelli during the systematic surveys carried out for his PhD. Afterwards, the sherds have been studied by C. Anastasia, who date them to the sub-phases MBA 1-2. They are still unpublished. BIBLIOGRAPHY…