3rd excavation campaign (July 4-29). Scientific direction: Dimitris Roubis, co-direction: Francesca Sogliani. Coordination: Ida Campanile.
The investigations at the so-called Castrum of Metaponto, after the interventions of the 80s and 90s of the twentieth century, focused on the area of a late imperial bath and of the late antique cathedral and baptistery (5th-6th c.).
16th excavation campaign (July 4-29). Scientific direction: Francesca Sogliani. Coordination: Bruna Gargiulo, Ester Annunziata.
The investigation continue in the area of one of the villages of the medieval fortified settlement (12th-14th c.), located at the foot of the summit plateau on which the tower of the dominus and the cathedral building with the episcope are located. In the village a small church with a single nave with an adjoining cemetery has been investigated and the excavation of three large adjacent rooms is being completed, destroyed by a fire of which traces of charred beams remain.
4th excavation campaign (September 1-16). Scientific direction: Dimitris Roubis. Coordination: Ida Campanile.
The small fortified site preserves a wall, the remains of a tower with a cistern and some rooms leaning against the walls, with phases of frequentation from the early Middle Ages to the 15th century. The fortified foyer insists on a previous agricultural village of the Classical and Hellenistic periods
Archaeological survey, 10th campaign (September 1-16). Scientific director Dimitris Roubis. Coordination: Luisa Aino.
During the campaigns carried out so far since 2012 in the ancient chora of Herakleia, 30 sq km have been recognized and over 200 topographic units have been documented, they are identifiable with different types of sites attributable to different chronological phases, from protohistory to the late Hellenistic and Roman imperial era.
International project MAECI archaeological mission, SSBA Unibas - ISPC CNR, in collaboration with the Eforìa of Preveza (19 September - 15 October).
Scientific direction: Dimitris Roubis, co-direction: Francesca Sogliani. Archaeological investigations of the Greek Hellenistic town of Kastrì-Pandosìa on the Acheron, affected by a very large polygonal ancient wall with towers and gates and by a medieval fortification which encloses the top part of the hill.
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