International Journal of Anthropology

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 199–210

The excavations of La Isabela, the first European city of the New World

  • B. Chiarelli
  • F. Luna Calderón

DOI: 10.1007/BF02442230

Cite this article as:
Chiarelli, B. & Calderón, F.L. Int. J. Anthropol. (1987) 2: 199. doi:10.1007/BF02442230


In the present note the author presents history of the discovery and of the status of the excavation of the site La Isabela, the first settlement planned by Columbus in the New World during his second trip to America in the summer of 1493.

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© Editrice II Sedicesimo 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Chiarelli
    • 1
  • F. Luna Calderón
    • 2
  1. 1.Inst. of AnthropologyUniversity of FlorenceFlorence(Italy)
  2. 2.Museo del Hombre DominicanoSanto DomingoRepublica Dominicana

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