4 June 2021
During the Round table which tool place on the 11th of May, the participants had the chance to deepen the reflection on the ancient roads and paths as tools for the preservation of the cultural and landscape heritage specificities of the territories they cross they, also in their historical stratification. Togheter with Arc. Oliva, colleagues from Israel, Egypt and Morocco, continued the exchange on some aspects of the management and organization of the Park, and of the project “Appia Regina Viarum” for the redevelopment of the entire consular road in its original extension from Rome to Brindisi.
The in-depth examination of the management and organisational aspects of the Appia Antica Park was enriched by the cases presented by the participants, including the ancient road that ran from the port of Jaffa to Jerusalem, in Israel; the road of the Sphinxes, in the site of Luxor, Egypt, on which an important restoration has recently been completed; the ancient caravan route Darb al-Arba’in, also known as the “forty-day route”, which connects Sudan with the Nile Valley.
[Parco archeologico Appia Antica]