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Archaeology Museums in Italy - Best Italian Archaeological Museums ... __ A descriptive list of some major Italian archaeology museums. - From -

BBC News | Europe | Ancient Rome Uncovered __ Read about a major new archaeological project in the center of ancient Rome. A find near the Coliseum triggered this international effort. You will also learn some of the rather sad state of Italian archaeology. You will find links to related material. - illustrated - From BBC -

Category:Archaeology of Italy __ List of articles related to archaeology in Italy found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia -

The Corinth Computer Project __ "Founded by Julius Caesar in 44 B.C., the Roman colony of Corinth, Colonia Laus Iulia Corinthiensis was layed out virtually on top of the former Greek city that had been destroyed by the Roman consul Lucius Mummius in 146 B.C." - research reports - photos and other illustrations - From the University of Pennsylvania -

exhibit: Etruscans in Venice - etruscan archaeology at Palazzo Grassi: photos & images __ Annotated gallery of photos. - illustrated - From -


The Etruscan Archeological Museum of Chianciano Terme __ A good collection of Etruscan and Roman artifacts is to be found in Chianciano Terme. - illustrated - From -

Etruscan Tombs __ A general introduction to the Etruscans, Etruscan archaeology and a map of major Etruscan tombs. - illustrated - From - 

Firenze Romana, Italy __ "Prior to the founding of this Roman colony, the area had been inhabited by communities of Ligurians in the Neolithic Period, followed by groups known simply as "Italian Peoples" (c.10th century B.C.) who originated in the mountains of Tuscany and Emilia, ..."  An overview of the Roman occupation of Florence. - illustrated - From - 

FORI IMPERIALI __ A great website about excavation and research in the Roman Forum. Many articles, news and graphics. The section called "focus" provides details of specific items. - illustrated - From -

Italy - Culture History and Archaeology - Archaeology of Italy __ "Italy culture and history, including Italian archaeological sites and other information related to the ancient past of the modern country of Italy." - From -

Janiculum Mills, Italy __ "At the invitation of the American Academy in Rome, and with the kind permission of the Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma, a 5-week excavation season was undertaken in June and July 1998 to investigate the Aqua Traiana and a large Roman water-mill complex in the Academy's parking lot, on the Janiculum Hill in Rome."  A good report, photos and more. - illustrated - From Dr Andrew Wilson -

The Looting of Italy __ Article about antiquities that Italy wants back. - From -

Mugello Valley / Poggio Colla  __ "The Italian site of Poggio Colla in Tuscany has been the focus of archaeological investigations by field schools at Southern Methodist University. Etruscan culture sites in the Mugello Valley have also been identified."  Information about the school, the research, publications and much more. - illustrated - From -

Necropolis of Pantalica __ "The Necropolis of Pantalica is a large necropolis in Sicily with over 5000 tombs dating from the 13th to the 7th centuries BC."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - 

Pompeii Forum Project __ Documentation of the architecture and decoration of the Pompeii Forum. - photos and other illustrations -

Stones of Italy __ This website covers about a dozen standing stone, dolmen and burial sites in Italy. You will find good photos and texts. - From -




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