FSU celebrates 50 years of archaeological excavations at Cetamura del Chianti with inauguration of new museum

Jun 15, 2023 710

Florida State University is celebrating 50 years of discoveries at the archaeological treasure of Cetamura del Chianti with the inauguration of a new museum in the Tuscany region of Italy. Perched on a hilltop in the Chianti Mountains, the Cetamura del Chianti site was once settled by the Etruscans, Romans, and Italians of the Middle Ages.  

Fifty years ago, FSU students were granted a permit to begin excavating the site and have since uncovered a myriad of discoveries ranging from pottery and coins to remnants of a Roman villa and a medieval castle.  

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SOURCE: https://news.fsu.edu

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