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Amplero

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 20, 2023 11:28 AM History
The toponym Amplero refers to an archaeological area located to the northeast of Collelongo (L'Aquila) in Italy. The Institute of Archaeology at the University of Pisa conducted fieldwork at the site in 1969-1971.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/432672

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settlement, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 E2 Amplero

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Amplero.

In Letta's report, several distinct archaeological sites are identified within the larger area of Amplero. These include the necropolis of Cantone, the fortified sacred area on the hill of La Giostra, and the fortification wall of M. Annamunna. Twenty-six tombs were documented at the Cantone site. These tombs break out into four typological groups and are dated from roughly the sixth to the first century BCE. There are some sporadic early Imperial finds. The fortified sacred area of La Giostra presents evidence for two sacred buildings, a cistern, and a stips votiva


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N. Purcell, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Amplero: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/432672> [accessed: 12 July 2024]

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