The Emptyscapes project is an interdisciplinary program designed to stimulate changes in the way in which archaeologists in Italy study the archaeology of landscapes, leaving a site-based approach in favour of a truly ‘landscape’ perspective.
The aim is to promote Read More
The sample area in this case study lies in Central Italy, in Maremma, a wide costal region in southern Tuscany and northern Lazio bordering the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Rusellae was an important Etruscan and subsequently Roman city, which survived until the Read More
The city of Veii, situated about 15 km north of Rome occupied what is now a broad plateau of gently rolling countryside about 190 ha in extent.
The best way to begin discussion of this sample area is perhaps to Read More
The virtual absence of LiDAR case studies for archaeological purpose in the Mediterranean area is both obvious and remarkable. The main reason may lie in differing methodological approaches, differing schools of thought or in cultural or environmental biases of various Read more »
From March March 12 to March 15, Emptyscapes project has been at Kirkwall, Orkney-UK.
Orkney, 12th-15th March 2016
Saturday 12th March: Papers, Orkney College
9.30 Assemble at College – Tea and coffee
Dave Cowley, Mark Edmonds & Ingrid Mainland
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2nd International Conference of Aerial Archaeology: From Aerostats to Drones: Aerial Imagery in Archaeology
3-5 February 2016, Belgian Academy – Rome
Expanding the Boundaries of Aerial Archaeology: from Balloons to Drones
In addition to traditional platforms for low-level Read more »
Within the ongoing collaboration with ‘Progetto Veio’ at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ Dr Valeria Acconcia coordinates the organization of a working party including the research team of Prof Gilda Bartoloni (University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’), Prof Maria Teresa Read more »
On November 10th, within the seminar of the Faculty of Classics the PI will present the activity and outcomes of the fieldwork campaign 2015.Read more »
The Cyprus Institute invited the PI to give a key-note talk on Emptyscapes project on November 2nd, 2015.Read more »
A brief Tour of European Research
10:00-10:10 am Remarks and Introduction
10:10-10:15 Alice Leplongeon. “Homo sapiens and his stone tools in prehistory: tracing human dispersals within, out of and back into Africa”.
10:15-10:20 Giulio Lucarini. “African veggie food under the microscope. The Read more »
On October 2nd 2015 Emptyscapes project is going to move to Montpellier (France) to assist to the Yellowscan Demo day.
On Friday 2 October 2015 YellowScan is going to host a demo day at its location near Montpellier, France. Read more »
The Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw, Scientific Association of Polish Archaeologists and International Society for Archaeological invited the PI to give a key-note talk Read more »
In August will take place fieldwork campaign 2015.
In both landscape blocks filed activity will be aimed to geo-archaeological and bioarchaeological sampling.
Borehole survey has been carefully planned in close collaboration with prof Charles French.
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