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  • Miniera della Defensola
  • Vieste
  • Italy
  • Apulia
  • Provincia di Foggia
  • Vieste



  • The Italian Database is the result of a collaboration between:

    MIBAC (Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Direzione Generale per i Beni Archeologici),

    ICCD (Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione) and

    AIAC (Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica).

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    • The 2006 campaign looked at two areas. In the knapping area of zone A3 in mine 1 of Defensola A, investigations documented an accumulation of lithic material which was presumably part of the upper layer of debitage which contained numerous utensils, burins... Read More
    • The main aim of the excavations at mine No.1 of the Defensola A was to complete the trench in the knapping area of chamber A3 by reaching the rock floor. A secondary objective was the search for charcoal samples in the lower floor immediately below the kn... Read More
  • 6800 BC
  • 5000 BC
  • 3300 BC