Fondo CAL, Aquileia

The archaeological sites of Aquileia is a Roman urban context, located in North-Eastern Italy (Friuli Venezia Giulia region), close to the Adriatic see. The Roman town is partially excavated and different archaeological sites are visible. The Aquileia Trust is responsible of the management of four sites of particular interest for the quantity and quality of mosaic floors, dating from the early 1st century, to the middle of the 5th century AD. The archaeological site, known as “Fondi CAL”, is a portion of the south-western sector of the ancient town, including three private houses, with a total of about 50 mosaics. The most remarkable mosaic is the floor of an apsidal hall, depicting the Good shepherd.

Site Details

CODE IT-36-UD/AqCAL
LOCATION Aquileia, Via Giulia Augusta (road SR 352)
PERIOD 1th-4th century AD
PERIOD OF EXCAVATION 1954
OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT Superintendence of Archaeological Heritage of the Friuli Venezia Giulia (concession to Fondazione Aquileia)
PUBLIC ACCESS free
CREATED BY Cristina Boschetti