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Conclusione del Congresso Internazionale Hypogea 2015

Dopo una maratona di tre giorni, è giunta alla conclusione anche l’ultima sessione di lavori del Congresso Internazionale di Speleologia in Cavità Artificiali. Domani ci sarà l’incontro “Mondi Sotterranei” presso i Musei Capitolini al Campidoglio
Gli interventi possono essere consultati in questa sezione speciale dedicata al Congresso:
http://www.scintilena.com/category/appuntamenti/eventi/hipogea2015/
e sul sito ufficiale: http://hypogea2015.hypogea.it/

Urban undergrounds: the worldwide perspective

Urban Undergrounds: the worldwide perspective Roberta VARRIALE

CNR – Istituto di Studi sulle Società del Mediterraneo, Via Guglielmo Sanfelice,8 – 80134 Napoli, varriale@issm.cnr.it
There are numerous man – made structures and objects to be found in the underground of contemporary cities. Intended as ways to manage natural resources, to confront the risk of conflict or simply goods [...]

Artificial caves cut into cliff tops in the Galilee and their historical significance

Artificial Caves Cut into Galilee Cliff Tops and their Historical Significance
Dr.Yinon Shivtiel
Zefat Academic College – Cave Research Center in Israel

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During research on subterranean caves in the Galilee region in Israel, a phenomenon was discovered which shed light on [...]

The necropolis of Hellenistic Maresha Judean Foothills, Israel

THE NECROPOLIS OF HELLENISTIC MARESHA, JUDEAN FOOTHILLS, ISRAEL
AMOS KLONER AND BOAZ ZISSU

The ancient city of Maresha is identified with Tell Sandahannah, situated in the Judean Foothills, about 40 km southwest of Jerusalem. During the Hellenistic period Maresha flourished and became an important city.
The archaeological site consists of a Tell – the Upper City (=UC), [...]

New surveys on underground structures in Cappadocia: a dialogue between art historians, conservators, archaeologists and speleologists

New surveys on underground structures in Cappadocia: a dialogue between art historians, conservators, archaeologists and speleologists
Nuove indagini sulle strutture ipogee della Cappadocia: un dialogo tra storici dell’arte, restauratori, archeologi e speleologi

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Maria Andaloro 1, Michele Benucci 1, Roberto Bixio [...]

The San Pellegrino rock-hewn complex at Matera: a magnificent example of the rupestrian culture in Southern Italy

The San Pellegrino rock-hewn complex at Matera: a magnificent example of the rupestrian culture in Southern Italy. Lionetti G., Borneo V., Santarcangelo S., Pelosi M., Parise M.

THE SAN PELLEGRINO ROCK–HEWN COMPLEX AT MATERA: A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THE RUPESTRIAN CULTURE IN SOUTHERN ITALY
Lionetti G. 1, Borneo V. 2, Santarcangelo S. 2, Pelosi M. 1, Parise [...]

The rupestrian heritage of Djabal Nafusa: a study on settlements and architectural forms

The Rupestrian heritage of Jabal Nafusa: a study on settlements and architectural forms

Beniamino Polimeni
“Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria”
beniamino.polimeni@unirc.it
The Jebel Nafusa is the central portion of a horseshoe of mountains about 3,000 feet high which extends from the Matmata region near Gabes in Tunisia to the coast not far from Misurata in Tripolitania. While [...]

Surveying some of the touristic underground cities of Cappadocia (Turkey)

Surveying some of the touristic underground cities of Cappadocia (Turkey). Yamaç Ali, Tok Ezgi

SURVEYING SOME OF THE UNDERGROUND CITIES OF CAPPADOCIA (TURKEY)
Ali Yamaç,1 Ezgi Tok1,2
1 OBRUK Cave Research Group; Acikhava Apt. 16/7, Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey, ayamac@gmail.com
2 ITU, Istanbul Technical University, EURASIA Earth Sciences Institute
The region known as “Cappadocia” with its ancient name includes the provinces [...]

A HUGE CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE AT RISK: THE UNDERGROUND SETTLEMENTS OF SOUTHERN ITALY

Speciale Hypogea 2015:
A HUGE CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE AT RISK:
THE UNDERGROUND SETTLEMENTS OF SOUTHERN ITALY
Parise M.
CNR–IRPI, Bari, Italy (m.parise@ba.irpi.cnr.it)
The artificial cavities, excavated by man in different epochs and for many different purposes and functions in southern Italy, are increasingly suffering from problems of instabilities, which upward propagation may reach the ground surface and cause [...]

Session Hypogean Civilian Dwellings – Ultima sessione del Congresso Hypogea 2015

A huge cultural and historical heritage at risk: the underground settlements of Southern Italy. Parise Mario
Surveying some of the touristic underground cities of Cappadocia (Turkey). Yamaç Ali, Tok Ezgi
The rupestrian heritage of Djabal Nafusa: a study on settlements and architectural forms. Polimeni Beniamino
The San Pellegrino rock-hewn complex at Matera: a magnificent example of the rupestrian [...]