Acquaviva

Populated Place, Campania Provincia di Salerno

Italy

Acquaviva

Gaudo pottery at the National Archeological Museum of Paestum The Gaudo Culture is an Eneolithic culture from Southern Italy, primarily in the region of Campania, active at the end of the 4th millennium BC, whose typesite necropolis is located near Paestum, not far from the mouth of the river Sele.

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Gaudo pottery at the National Archeological Museum of Paestum Credit: Inklaar

Acquaviva is a small populated place located in the Provincia di Salerno, in the region of Campania, Italy. It is situated in the southern part of the country, approximately 15 kilometers southeast of the city of Salerno. Acquaviva is nestled in a picturesque valley, surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and lush greenery.

The town has a population of around 2,000 inhabitants, making it a relatively small and close-knit community. Acquaviva is known for its tranquil and serene atmosphere, offering a peaceful escape from the bustling city life. The residents of Acquaviva mainly engage in agriculture, with farming and livestock being the primary sources of income.

The town is characterized by its charming traditional Italian architecture, with narrow winding streets and quaint stone houses. The centerpiece of Acquaviva is the Church of San Nicola, a historic and religious landmark that dates back to the medieval period. The church is adorned with beautiful frescoes and intricate sculptures, providing a glimpse into the town's rich cultural heritage.

Despite its small size, Acquaviva offers a few amenities and services to its residents and visitors. There are a handful of local shops, a school, and a few restaurants that serve authentic Italian cuisine. The town also hosts various annual festivals and events, showcasing the vibrant local traditions and customs.

Overall, Acquaviva is a charming and idyllic town in the heart of Campania, offering a peaceful retreat and a glimpse into the authentic Italian way of life.

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Gaudo pottery at the National Archeological Museum of Paestum The Gaudo Culture is an Eneolithic culture from Southern Italy, primarily in the region of Campania, active at the end of the 4th millennium BC, whose typesite necropolis is located near Paestum, not far from the mouth of the river Sele.

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Gaudo pottery at the National Archeological Museum of Paestum
The Gaudo Culture is an Eneolithic culture from Southern Italy, primarily in the region of Campania, active at the end of the 4th millennium BC, whose typesite necropolis is located near Paestum, not far from the mouth of the river Sele. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaudo_culture
Temple of Athena (Paestum) The Temple of Athena is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia found at Paestum, in Capaccio Paestum, a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

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Temple of Athena (Paestum)
The Temple of Athena is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia found at Paestum, in Capaccio Paestum, a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Athena_(Paestum)
Via Sacra with temples from South Gate (Paestum) The Via Sacra, main street of the Roman city

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Via Sacra with temples from South Gate (Paestum)
The Via Sacra, main street of the Roman city en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paestum
View from Second Temple of Hera on Temple of Athena The Temple of Hera II (also erroneously called the Temple of Neptune or of Poseidon), is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia in Paestum, Campania, Italy.

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The Temple of Athena is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia found at Paestum, in Capaccio Paestum, a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It was built around 500 BC and was for some time incorrectly thought to have been dedicated to Ceres.

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View from Second Temple of Hera on Temple of Athena
The Temple of Hera II (also erroneously called the Temple of Neptune or of Poseidon), is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia in Paestum, Campania, Italy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Temple_of_Hera_(Paestum) The Temple of Athena is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia found at Paestum, in Capaccio Paestum, a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It was built around 500 BC and was for some time incorrectly thought to have been dedicated to Ceres. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Athena_(Paestum)
Second Temple of Hera (Paestum) The Temple of Hera II (also erroneously called the Temple of Neptune or of Poseidon), is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia in Paestum, Campania, Italy.

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Second Temple of Hera (Paestum)
The Temple of Hera II (also erroneously called the Temple of Neptune or of Poseidon), is a Greek temple of Magna Graecia in Paestum, Campania, Italy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Temple_of_Hera_(Paestum)
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 2 Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period)
Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?)
Local production
Found at Buccino (ancient <i>Volcei</i>; see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442855" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine)

This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei.

Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 2
Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period) Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?) Local production Found at Buccino (ancient Volcei; see on Pleiades), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine) This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei. Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 1 Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period)
Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?)
Local production
Found at Buccino (ancient <i>Volcei</i>; see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442855" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine)

This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei.

Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 1
Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period) Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?) Local production Found at Buccino (ancient Volcei; see on Pleiades), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine) This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei. Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 5 Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period)
Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?)
Local production
Found at Buccino (ancient <i>Volcei</i>; see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442855" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine)

This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei.

Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 5
Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period) Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?) Local production Found at Buccino (ancient Volcei; see on Pleiades), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine) This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei. Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 3 Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period)
Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?)
Local production
Found at Buccino (ancient <i>Volcei</i>; see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442855" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine)

This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei.

Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 3
Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period) Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?) Local production Found at Buccino (ancient Volcei; see on Pleiades), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine) This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei. Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 4 Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period)
Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?)
Local production
Found at Buccino (ancient <i>Volcei</i>; see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442855" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine)

This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei.

Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine column krater with representation of oared ships on the neck, 4
Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period) Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?) Local production Found at Buccino (ancient Volcei; see on Pleiades), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine) This marks one of the earliest kraters to be found among symposiastic vessels at Volcei. Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine oinochoe from Buccino-S. Stefano Tomb 40 Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period)
Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?)
Local production
Found at Buccino (ancient <i>Volcei</i>; see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442855" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine)

Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Volceintine oinochoe from Buccino-S. Stefano Tomb 40
Mid-5th c. BCE (Classical period) Valle del Platano culture (Peuketiantes?) Local production Found at Buccino (ancient Volcei; see on Pleiades), Santo Stefano necropolis, Tomb 40 (single male inhumation, flexed-supine) Photographed on display in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Volcei "Marcello Gigante" di Buccino, Campania, Italy
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 3 A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442728" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. <i>Picentia</i>, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called <i>Aminaia</i>, though this is uncertain.

Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 3
A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on Pleiades), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. Picentia, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called Aminaia, though this is uncertain. Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 1 A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442728" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. <i>Picentia</i>, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called <i>Aminaia</i>, though this is uncertain.

Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 1
A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on Pleiades), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. Picentia, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called Aminaia, though this is uncertain. Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 2 A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442728" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. <i>Picentia</i>, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called <i>Aminaia</i>, though this is uncertain.

Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 2
A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on Pleiades), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. Picentia, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called Aminaia, though this is uncertain. Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 4 A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442728" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. <i>Picentia</i>, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called <i>Aminaia</i>, though this is uncertain.

Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 4
A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on Pleiades), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. Picentia, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called Aminaia, though this is uncertain. Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 6 A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442728" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. <i>Picentia</i>, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called <i>Aminaia</i>, though this is uncertain.

Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 6
A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on Pleiades), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. Picentia, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called Aminaia, though this is uncertain. Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 7 A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442728" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. <i>Picentia</i>, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called <i>Aminaia</i>, though this is uncertain.

Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 7
A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on Pleiades), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. Picentia, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called Aminaia, though this is uncertain. Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 9 A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on <a href="https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442728" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pleiades</a>), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. <i>Picentia</i>, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called <i>Aminaia</i>, though this is uncertain.

Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
Pontecagnano (Picentia): archaeological park, 9
A small excavated residential area belonging to the ancient city of Picentia (see on Pleiades), modern Pontecagnano, with remains dating from the 4th c. BCE to the 7th c. CE. Picentia, so-named for its Picene inhabitants, who had been deported to the city by Rome in 268 BCE, succeeded an earlier Etruscan and then Samnite city, which might have been called Aminaia, though this is uncertain. Parco archeologico urbano dell'antica Picentia, Pontecagnano Faiano
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