ATHENS - 2005
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41 Erechtheiou Street (St. Dendrinou plot). †P. Bougia (Γ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that excavation in the southwest part of this plot revealed a built channel and poorly preserved walls of the Geometric, Classical and Hellenistic periods.
The only building remains of the Geometric period are a wall of rough stones (visible length 1.7-2.1m; width 0.25-0.8m). Four classical walls towards the east of the plot varied in height from 0.12- 0.32m and in length from 1.5-1.7m. Three walls of a Hellenistic room were preserved to a length of ca 3.27m , width 0.5m and height 1.22m, and were of polygonal masonry filled in with smaller stones, forming a room which appears to extend southwards into the neighbouring plot. Pottery collected from the interior dated to the 2nd century BC.
Find are mainly domestic in nature – terracotta loom weights and metal objects. The pottery included black glaze sherds and part of a mid fourth-century BC plastic trefoil oinochoe. Fragments of a plank-shaped figurine, part of a terracotta animal figurine, the head of a Tanagra figurine, and part of the torso of a male figurine were also found.
ADelt 60 (2005) Chr. B1 85-86
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