Viterbo, ipotesi di identificazione dell’anfiteatro romano

Marino, Pasquale (2014) Viterbo, ipotesi di identificazione dell’anfiteatro romano. FOLD&R FastiOnLine documents & research (297). pp. 1-9. ISSN 1828-3179

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This is a diagnostic study, conducted by comparing traces observed from the satellite and some signs on the ground. These signs are shown by cuts and by remains of rooms, built "in negative" in the tufa. The ancient structure is almost entirely overgrown and filled in almost its whole extent, is still visible only one side of its outer perimeter. These are (in all likelihood) the remains of a roman amphitheater carved into the tufa rock, similarly to the amphitheater of Sutri. Its exact identification must be done with direct investigations (excavation). The structures identified by the "anomaly" are in private areas nearby to a wide necropolis area, always next to the place considered the site of a Roman settlement as to identify with the city of Sorrina or Sorrina Nova. The latter is proved by epigraphs. Currently there are no scientific excavations carried out in the area, while many subterranean burial chambers in the site are badly known and insufficient studied.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 900 Storia, Geografia e discipline ausiliarie > 930 Storia dei mondo antico fino al 499 ca.
Depositing User: Dott.ssa Helga Di Giuseppe
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 08:41
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2014 08:41

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