Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/11278
Authors: Di Filippo, Michele* 
Di Nezza, Maria* 
Piro, Salvatore* 
Santoro, Sara* 
Toro, Beniamino* 
Editors: Piro, Salvatore 
Title: Integrated geophysical and archaeological investigations in the “Domus del Centenario”, Pompeii IX,8 (Italy).
Publisher: Institute of Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage
Issue Date: Jul-2005
ISBN: 88-902028-0-7
Keywords: microgravity survey
gpr survey
applied geophysics
Integrated geophysical methods
archaeological excavation
Pompeii
Vesuvius
Italy
Domus del Centenario
Insula del Centenario
Abstract: In the search for bodies of archaeological interest and buried man-made objects at shallow depths, geophysical methods can provide useful indications. In the present work, we sought to demonstrate the advantages of combining a number of geophysical methods when investigating an archaeological site of Insula del Centenario in Pompeii, which presented a number of environmental difficulties. The survey area is located in the northern part of Pompeii (Italy). This area belongs to a large pre-Roman site dating from the eighth century B.C., where a village have been discovered and partially studied by archaeologists. In this area we applied the following methods: microgravity and gpr surveys. We applied also filtering and crosscorrelating techniques .
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