Trust Sostratos ONLUS

The Sostratos ONLUS Purpose Trust was founded in 2014 after some experiences of the promoters in the field of financing scientific research, in particular archaeological research. The passion that animates the founders has always been the driving force behind the activity of the Trust.

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We invest in research, convinced that we are making our contribution to the moral enrichment of the human being.


We firmly believe that Culture, the evolution of knowledge, the enlargement of experience, is the greatest wealth that human beings can accumulate to make our future better. We are convinced that well-being can be spread also, and above all, through investment in the living conditions of all of us.

Knowledge means accumulate wealth, it means investing in the advancement of science, and capitalizing on efforts to improve all of us.

What we do

Organization and management of archaeological excavations, their knowledge and dissemination through meetings, conferences, exhibitions, cultural exchanges and other specific and experimental activities, in close relationship with the community and with the world of school, university, culture and associations.

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Restoration and enhancement of the archaeological finds found during our research with the use of professional and voluntary staff, for the purpose of conservation.


Promotion, development and dissemination among the public of archaeological disciplines through exhibitions, festivals, reviews, conferences, meetings, and cooperation projects.

Our experiences

  • 2011-2013: Tarquinia, Etruscan Necropolis of Doganaccia, archaeological excavation in the area of ​​the great Princely Mounds. In collaboration with the Municipality of Tarquinia and the University of Turin.
  • 2014: Populonia, Gulf of Baratti, Fontino area and Fossa delle Armi. Archaeological excavation in collaboration with the Superintendence of Archeology of Tuscany
  • 2014: Florence, National Archaeological Museum, exhibition “I Falisci”, the people of the hills, in collaboration with the Archaeological Superintendence of Tuscany
  • 2015-2019: Orvieto, Etruscan Necropolis of Crocefisso di Tufo. In collaboration with the Municipality of Orvieto and the University of Arizona.
  • 2015-2020: Norchia (VT), Etruscan Necropolis of Sferracavallo and Acqualta. Excavation in collaboration with the Archeology Superintendence for Southern Etruria and the Archeotuscia association.
  • 2017-2021: Populonia, Porcareccia area. Archaeological excavation under concession and in collaboration with SABAP Pisa / Livorno.
  • 2020-2021: Venturina Terme, area of ​​the Mausoleum of Caldana and Pulledraia. Archaeological excavation in collaboration with SABAP Pisa / Livorno and the Municipality of Campiglia Marittima.
  • 2020-2021: Populonia, Gulf of Baratti. Emergency recovery activities on behalf of SABAP Pisa / Livorno.
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We want to give our children the maximum wealth of knowledge

For this reason, we use our resources to realize this belief and invest in research, convinced that we are making our contribution to the moral enrichment of the human being.


Every little donation makes a difference!



The Trust Sostratos ONLUS deals with the whole complicated process of managing an archaeological excavation: from the identification of a site, to reconnaissance, from concessions to relations with institutions, up to finding the necessary funds to finance the excavation campaigns.

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