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Revisiting Vulci: New Data from a Geophysical Investigation in the Urban Area

Stephen Kay, Serena Sabatini, Elena Pomar et Kristian Goransson
p. 83-76

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– Geophysical prospection to support the study of the urban development of sites in South Etruria (Lazio, Italy) from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity.

– Prospection of the site of Vulci using the techniques of magnetometry and GPR.

– Detailed plan of the city recorded over 1.6 hectares from the eastern edge of the plateau to the central Cardo Maximus.

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Keywords:

GPR, Etruscan, Italy, Vulci, Roman
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In 2019 the University of Gothenburg began the Understanding Urban Identities (UUI) project the aim of which is to investigate the urban development of sites in Southern Etruria over the long duration from the Bronze Age until Late Antiquity. In order to anchor the examination of the broader historical processes with the archaeological record, the site of Vulci was identified as a suitable case study which may provide details of continuity and transformation in a settlements configuration over time.

Vulci lies close to the northern border of Lazio with Tuscany and in the heart of ancient Etruria. The site is located approximately 12 km inland from the coast, on a plateau above the River Fiora, which once connected it to its river port at Regisvilla. Excavations conducted in and around Vulci have revealed both Neolithic and Bronze Age occupation of the area, but it is the Etruscan town that emerged and flourished in the late 7th century BC and which defined the development and nature ...

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Stephen Kay, Serena Sabatini, Elena Pomar et Kristian Goransson, « Revisiting Vulci: New Data from a Geophysical Investigation in the Urban Area »ArcheoSciences, 45-1 | 2021, 83-76.

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Stephen Kay, Serena Sabatini, Elena Pomar et Kristian Goransson, « Revisiting Vulci: New Data from a Geophysical Investigation in the Urban Area »ArcheoSciences [En ligne], 45-1 | 2021, mis en ligne le 16 août 2021, consulté le 24 septembre 2021. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/archeosciences/8690 ; DOI : https://doi.org/10.4000/archeosciences.8690

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Stephen Kay

Corresponding author, British School at Rome

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Serena Sabatini

University of Gothenburg

Elena Pomar

British School at Rome

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Kristian Goransson

University of Gothenburg

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