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Archaeology: the first ‘hotel’ discovered in Jesolo

Archaeologists at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice have discovered the first ‘hotel’ in Jesolo (the ancient Equilium), built in the 4th-5th century A.D. after two years of investigation, digs and research.

Archaeology in the Caucasus region: research, education and dissemination

Ca’ Foscari has been developing archaeological research in the South Caucasus, in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan with significant outcome and international collaborations.

Shipwrecks in 3D: underwater archaeologists from Ca’ Foscari tested technological revolution

Maritime archaeologist and professor at Ca' Foscari lead a team using special software to transform the pictures taken underwater in detailed three-dimensional models making maritime excavations become faster, safer and more efficient.

Torcello’s ancient inhabitants: free guided tours to the new archeological dig

The archeological dig in Torcello opens its doors to locals and tourists: Archeologists from Ca’ Foscari are organizing visits from the 4th to the 12th of August to a porticoed building, which, in their estimate, dates to the 7th century.

New archaeological sites discovered near Aquileia

Satellite images and air laser scans taken near the ancient city of Aquileia allowed Ca’ Foscari University of Venice’s archaeologists to find at least three settlements that will be further explored with additional investigations and archaeological digs.

The modern archaeologist: parachutist or truffle-hunter?

Whether watching from above and studying satellite discoveries of an archaelogical site, or kneeling on the ground to observe the fragments that merge from a distant past, the modern archaeologist redefines the boundaries of his actions and projects them in the future

IT and Archaeology, Ca’ Foscari researcher launches the first international journal

Arianna Traviglia is co-editor of the Journal of Computer Applications in Archaeology, a new interdisciplinary journal launched in Atlanta a few days ago

Archaeology in 3D: a virtual visit to a shipwreck

An example of computer vision applied to archaeology in the multidisciplinary project of a student during the first edition of the Professional Master's programme in Digital Humanities

Ca’ Foscari for archaeology in Pakistan, discoveries and advanced training

Pakistan needs young archaeologists and Ca' Foscari is at the forefront to train them: with 30 years of research carried out by Ca' Foscari within this area, the study must go on.

Archaeological discovery in Georgia: wine used in ritual ceremonies 5000 years ago

Ca’ Foscari’s archaeological expedition in Georgia has discovered traces of wine inside an animal-shaped ceramic vessel, probably used for cultic activities.