WORKSHOP ON RECENT EXCAVATIONS
IN TUSCANY: POGGIO CIVITATE AND POGGIO COLLA
August 11 and 12, 2000
Standing left to right:
Dr. Tony Tuck, Nicole Stahl, Scott Glenn, Brian Bontempo, Paula
Tracy Bergstrom, Dr. Erik Nielsen, Kathy Windrow, Jamison Miller,
and Jody Pinkley.
Seated left to right: Suzy Pancaldo, Jess Galloway, and Michael
Dr. Erik Nielsen, President of Franklin
College and former Director of Poggio Civitate at Murlo.
Above and below: the
auditorium at Franklin College in Lugano.
Murlo - Poggio Civitate
Dr. Anthony Tuck, Director
Suzy Pancaldo, Conservator
Nicole Stahl, Assistant Conservator
Paula Hobart, Assistant Conservator
Jamison Miller, Photographer
Brian Bontempo, Information Specialist
Tracy Bergstrom, Cataloger
Scott Glenn, Trench Supervisor
Jody Pinkley, Poggio Civitate Field School
Poggio Civitate conservators
Suzy Pancaldo, Nicole Stahl, and Paula Hobart.
Jamison Miller presenting
his bipod invention for aerial photography.
Papers presented by Murlo
- Poggio Civitate staff:
Conservators Paula Hobart, Nicole Stahl,
and Suzy Pancaldo presented a talk on adhesives, material types,
and magazine systems, and compared methods used today with those
used during the early years of excavation at Poggio Civitate.
Photographer Jamison Miller presented on a bipod he has designed
and used for arial photos. Computer staff--Information Specialist
Brian Bontempo and Cataloger Tracy Bergstrom--presented on their
construction of a three dimensional computer database for the
site. On Saturday afternoon, Dr. Anthony Tuck presented a lecture
entitled "Poggio Civitate: Recent Excavations."
Left Dr. Tony Tuck, Director
of Poggio Civitate. Right: Michael Thomas, Field Director of
Mugello Valley Archaeological
Project - Poggio Colla Conference Participants
Michael Thomas, Field Director
Jess Galloway, Architect
Kathy Windrow, Web Designer/Administrator
Victoria Temple Harper, Cataloger
Jess Galloway drawing the
Borromini model before dinner on the lake.
Papers presented by Mugello
Valley Archaeological Project - Poggio Colla staff:
Web Designer Kathy Windrow's talk, "Presenting
the Process: Issues in the Construction of an Archaeological
Web Site," covered design, content, target audiences, and
web-related academic issues, including publication. Architect
Jess Galloway presented "Constructing a Site Survey"
using both plan survey and topographic survey methods. During
the final session, Michael Thomas presented a lecture entitled
"Poggio Colla: Recent Excavations."
Scott Glenn and Victoria Temple Harper visit during the Saturday
The group was wined and
dined by our generous host Erik Nielsen,
President of Franklin College. Here, Jody Pinkley, Brian Bontempo,
Scott Glenn, and Tracy Bergstrom contemplate the dinner menu.
Left: flowers cascade over
balconies in the heart of Lugano. Right: Mario Botta's architecture
a model of Borromini's church San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane
to 1/2 scale on the edge of Lake Lugano.