GPR Prospecting at the Castle of Alceste in San Vito dei Normanni (Brindisi, Italy)


In this contribution we will show the results of a non-invasive GPR prospecting performed in the archaeological site of San Vito dei Normanni, in the outskirts of Brindisi, Apulia region, southern Italy, where the ancient population of the Messapians had an important settlement. The present work was performed in the framework of a school in the field financed by the Basilicata Region. The interpretation of the data has been based on the depth slices, on the processed Bscans and on the a-priori available information is provided. Future excavations will be driven also by the results achieved from this GPR prospecting.


Ground Penetrating Radar, Archaeology, Messapic Settlement, Castello di Alceste.

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