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Aquileia, the most ancient system for hemp maceration discovered
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Researchers found the pools used by the Romans for hemp maceration in the former land of Sandrigo in Aquileia. This is the first system of the Roman period known so far. The discovery was made by a group...
Publication date 10/15/2018
Source Università Ca' Foscari
DNA analysis reveals the origin of Longobards
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The first international study on graves of two Longobard cemeteries in Italy and Hungary has been published in Nature Communications.
Publication date 10/10/2018
Source UNIFI
From Florence, a gel to support restorers
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A gel that efficiently removes residues of adhesive tapes used for the conservation of artworks and revolutionizes the restoration techniques of artistic heritage has been recently designed by a team of...
Publication date 10/09/2018
Source UNIFI
Torcello, skeleton dating back to 18th century recently found
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Excavation made by researchers of the Ca’ Foscari University in Torcello start to produce their results and to reveal fragments of the millenary history of this island: under the leadership of archaeologist...
Publication date 10/05/2018
Source Università Ca' Foscari
Vada, Livorno: village found where salt was produced
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The excavation campaign conducted last summer at Vada, in the municipality of Rosignano Marittimo (Livorno), by young archaeologists from University of Pisa, led to the discovery of a village specializing...
Publication date 09/27/2018
Source UNIPI
The first giraffes originating from Sardinia
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The ancestors of the first giraffes used to live in Sardinia, according to a study conducted on the fossil remains found in Northern Sardinia of an endemic giraffomorph animal that lived in Lower Miocene...
Publication date 08/10/2018
Source UNICA
Marche, monumental tomb discovered in Piceno
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A recent research and excavation campaign in the area of Nevola in Corinaldo, near Ancona, has led to the discovery of a Picene mausoleum containing the remains of a person of high social standing.
Publication date 08/03/2018
Ca’ Foscari brings new treasures to light… at laboratory
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Some huge wooden boxes containing Pre-Roman tombs are currently being investigated within the “Another way of digging” project, now in its second year, coordinated by Giovanna Gambacurta, Professor...
Publication date 07/27/2018
Source Università Ca' Foscari
Excavations at Urbisaglia and Villa Magna completed
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A team from University of Macerata has completed the archaeological excavation campaign led by Roberto Perna at the sites of Pollentia-Urbs Salvia and Villamagna, in the area of Urbisaglia.
Publication date 07/13/2018
Source UNIMC
A software application to reconstruct the diets of the past
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Thanks to a new software application we could soon know what the last meal was on Noah’s Ark or during any other important historical event. The new tool, described in a study published in Ecology...
Publication date 07/12/2018
Source Sapienza Università di Roma
Giant cheetah discovered on Monte Argentario
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A million and a half years ago, a giant cheetah, one of the most ferocious predators that the earliest hominids had to face, wandered in Europe.
Publication date 06/26/2018
Source Sapienza Università di Roma
Archaeobotany: who brought fruit trees to Sardinia?
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Studies conducted by the University of Cagliari produced new data concerning nutrition and growing of the first fruit trees, probably brought to the island by Phoenicians and Punics between 500 and...
Publication date 06/21/2018
Source UNICA
Nefertiti’s chamber does not exist
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Nefertiti’s secret chamber does not exist and the queen’s legend is therefore buried inside Tutankhamun’s tomb: this announcement by the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry, following studies...
Publication date 06/13/2018
Source POLITO
Base isolation, an idea from the past
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It is possible to reduce the impact of earthquakes on buildings by up to 80% by using highly deformable seismic isolation devices in the horizontal direction.
Publication date 06/11/2018
Source ENEA
IndaginiXImmagini, archaeology on display in Padua
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A photo exhibition was inaugurated in Padua which presents to the public the first results of STEMPA - Excavation, remote sensing, study of materials and landscape of the Asiago plateau.
Publication date 06/05/2018
Source UNIPD
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