The Vagnari Project

This project is an archaeological excavation and field survey in South Italy.

Map showing the location of Vagnari and San Felice


The project has two components:

  1. Excavation of the Roman village and cemetery at Vagnari
  2. Field walking in the Basentello valley including intensive survey of the Iron Age and Medieval site on the plateau of San Felice above Vagnari

Excavations at Vagnari

Vagnari is situated in the territory of the medieval-modern town of Gravina in Puglia, about 60 km south west of BARI (the provincial capital) in South Italy.

About the area

Some background information about the Basentello Valley Survey and San Felice.


Various teams and supporters are involved in the Vagnari project.