Originally Published in 2014

The Roman peasant’s landscape in Cinigiano, Tuscany, with one of the authors’ excavations in the foreground. The highly varied terrain is typical of the region and provided a number of different ecological zones that could be exploited by peasants. The continued prevalence of wheat farming here has meant generally shallow plowing and thus better preservation of archaeological remains beneath the surface.

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"excavations_cinigiano." Expedition Magazine , no. (May, 2014): -. Accessed July 24, 2024. https://www.penn.museum/sites/expedition/excavating-the-roman-peasant/excavations_cinigiano-2/

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