Journal article

The Astura and Nettuno surveys of the Pontine Region Project (2003–2005), 1st report

G TOL, H FEIKEN, P ATTEMA, T DE HAAS, M LA ROSA

Palaeohistoria | Barkhuis Publishing | Published : 2008

Abstract

Between 2003 and 2005 a team of the Groningen Institute of Archaeology (GIA) of the University of Groningen has conducted systematic field surveys in the immediate surroundings of Nettuno in South Lazio as well as in the lower Astura valley to the southeast thereof. Nettuno is located on the Tyrrhenian seaboard approximately 50 km south of Rome. The surveys are part of the GIA’s Pontine Region Project, a landscape archaeological project studying the long term settlement and land use patterns in the Pontine coastal plain and Lepine mountains. The Astura and Nettuno surveys have yielded valuable data on prehistoric to Roman presence in a part of the Pontine Region that is under high pressure o..

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