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Study proves authenticity of polychrome Centuripe vase
A bridge between archaeology and physics was created thanks to a study on a polychrome vase from Centuripe that had been seized by the Finance Police in 1992 and mistakenly believed to be a fake.
Publication date 11/27/2018
EgittoVeneto: ten years of research
Data is surprising: there are more than 2,000 items of Egyptian origin distributed in private and public collections located in Venice, Padua, Rovigo and Verona.
Publication date 11/16/2018
Source Università Ca' Foscari
Jesolo, bell tower of San Mauro brought to light
Archaelogists of the Department of Humanities of Ca’ Foscari University have brought to light the bell tower of San Mauro monastery, near Jesolo.
Publication date 11/08/2018
Source Università Ca' Foscari
Roman coins found near Cremona
Archaeologists discovered 140 Roman coins dating back to the time of Gallienus, who was Roman emperor from 253 to 268 AD, at the Roman archaeological site of Bedriacum, near Cremona.
Publication date 11/07/2018
Source UNIMI
A new Sino-Italian research centre thanks to UNIPD
The University of Padua and Guangzhou University have signed a partnership agreement that strengthens the relationship between the two universities ten years after the signing of the previous agreement.
Publication date 10/19/2018
Source UNIPD
Aquileia, the most ancient system for hemp maceration discovered
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
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
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
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
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
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