CHERSONISSOS - 2000
Residence - Lamp - Numismatics - Tools/weapons - Dress and personal ornament - Metal - Bone - Glass - Building Type - Find Type - Material Type
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Ministry of Culture & Tourism (ΚΓ' ΕΠΚΑ)
Chersonissos. Zotou Philonidou Street (A. Piperopoulou property). C. Galanaki (ΚΓ' ΕΠΚΑ) reports on excavation conducted in 2000. Parts of the foundations of a Roman building (Fig. 1) were discovered, along with a paved and cobbled courtyard and a pit (1.5m in diameter) containing a large quantity of amphora sherds (Fig. 2). Numerous sherds of plain, thick-walled Roman domestic pottery were recovered along the western side of the building. Below the Roman level was a layer with Early Hellenistic sherds. Small finds include fragments of painted plaster, glass vessel fragments, lamps, bronze coins, bone pins and shells, iron nails and terracotta loomweights.
N. Litinas, Greek Ostraca from Chersonesos, Crete (Vienna 2008) ADelt 55 (2000), Chr, 1016
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