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Ani 2004: Indagini sugli insediamenti sotterranei /Surveys on the underground settlements testi foto e grafiche / texts photos and graphics : Indagini sugli insediamenti sotterranei: Testi, foto e grafiche / Surveys on the underground settlements: Texts, photos and graphics - Roberto Bixio

Ani 2004: Indagini sugli insediamenti sotterranei /Surveys on the underground settlements testi foto e grafiche / texts photos and graphics

Indagini sugli insediamenti sotterranei: Testi, foto e grafiche / Surveys on the underground settlements: Texts, photos and graphics

Paperback Published: 15th June 2009
ISBN: 9781407304243
Number Of Pages: 89

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Authors: Roberto Bixio, Vittoria Caloi, Vittorio Castellani and Mauro Traverso.

The 2004 Ani (the ancient Armenian capital on the eastern border of modern Turkey) expedition was devoted to the inspection of the underground structures. The monumental town was built around the 10th century on a platform defined by deep canyons which cut the volcanic rocks of the plateau. The artificial cavities are located all along the walls of the canyons, often in two or more layers. The structures were first investigated in 1915, beginning a process of identifying, exploring and classified more than 800 cave forms. The 2004 mission checked the status of the dwellings with respect to the investigation of 90 years before, to undertake a detailed exploration of some selected dwellings chosen as term of comparison, and to investigate with special carethose underground structures which were inside or close to the city walls, in order to establish the relations between the town and the underground sites. The first chapter of the report gives a short account of the objectives of the 2004 mission, together with an overview of the relevant literature and of the history of the town. Chapter 2 deals with the settlements outside the town (the rural settlements). The underground sites inside the town walls are discussed in Chapter 3. The nature of the underground sites is discussed in Chapter 4.

ISBN: 9781407304243
ISBN-10: 1407304240
Series: British Archaeological Reports International Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 89
Published: 15th June 2009
Publisher: BAR Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 0.76
Weight (kg): 0.28