Groma. Documenting Archaeology. Vol 1-2016

(BraDypUS Communicating Cultural Heritage, Roma 2019)

Groma is an open access peer-reviewed e-journal of the Department of History and Cultures (DISCI) of the University of Bologna, published by BraDypUS and focused on the different methodologies applied to archaeology.

Particular attention is paid to Adriatic and Mediterranean archaeology and to specific methodological aspects such as archaeological documentation and landscape archaeology.

Contributions by; Maurizio Cattani,  Debora Ferreri, Andrea Fiorini, Chiara Mattioli, Francesco Tarlano, Michele Silani, Paolo Storchi.

Table of contents

  • Maurizio Cattani, Experimental Archaeology at the University of Bologna, widening and opening archaeological research
  • Paolo Storchi, Artistic paintings and drawings as a source for the ancient urban reconstruction of living towns: the cases of Panormus and Regium Lepidi
  • Francesco Tarlano, The upper Agri valley (in Basilicata): Geoarchaeology and Ancient Topography of an inland mountain landscape
  • Debora Ferreri, Human remains in archaeology. Excavation, recording and analysis of data: the funerary context of San Severo in Classe
  • Andrea Fiorini, Archaeology of Standing Buildings: teaching and scientific activities


  • Chiara Mattioli, The potential of the typological study of ceramics. The example of “Etruria Padana”

Book review

  • Michele Silani, Review of: Frank Vermeulen, Gert-Jan Burgers, Simon Keays and Cristina Corsi, eds. 2012. Urban Landscape Survey in Italy and the Mediterranean. Oxford: Oxbow.