H 297 x W 210 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Oct 2015
Buried under a meter of volcanic ash deposited by the eruption of Vesuvius, the remarkable preservation of this Early Bronze Age village in Southern Italy is unmatched in Europe. Here, micromorphology is used to identify the type and range of human activities, the function of features and buildings, and the intensity of site occupation.
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2: THE EARLY BRONZE AGE VILLAGE OF AFRAGOLA; Chapter 3: METHODS; Chapter 4: MICROMORPHOLOGICAL RESULTS; Chapter 5: DISCUSSION; Appendix; Bibliography