The Archaeology of Pilgrimage in Ancient Italy


Organised jointly by the Accordia Research Institute, the Baron Thyssen Centre for the Study of Ancient Material Religion (The Open University) and the Institute of Classical Studies (University of London).

  • Simona MarchesiniRock inscriptions in the Alps and in Salento peninsula as evidence for defining pilgrimage
  • Nuccia Negroni-Catacchio, Massimo Cardosa, Christian Metta & Marco Romeo-PitoneEvidence of pilgrimage in Bronze Age sanctuaries in Southern Etruria (Italy): caves, peaks, lakes and the natural mimesis phenomenon
  • Laura Carnavale & Daniela Patti: The pilgrimage and lived religiousness in Northern Apulia, Italy  
  • Sonia Machause & Robin Skeates: Cave pilgrimage in Iron Age Iberia: a sensorial approach pilgrimage


Institute of Classical Studies
Simona Marchesini, Marco Romeo-Pitone, Laura Carnavale and Sonia Machause
Event date: 
Friday, 23 April 2021 - 10:00am