MAROUSI - 2010
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Marousi, Anonymous pedestrian street (near Sorou 49). Ioanna Gourtzioumi (B’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of four burials. The first was a terracotta larnax which most likely contained a child burial. It also contained two black-glazed lekythoi dating in the second quarter of the 5th century B.C., one black-glazed pyxis, a miniature oinochoe, and a black-glazed, miniature skyphos.
The second burial was another terracotta larnax containing a child burial, a pyxis with its lid, a miniature skyphos, a headless figurine and a bronze strigil. All of the burial offerings are dated to the second quarter of the 5th century B.C.
The third burial was a cremation in a pointed amphora. An unworked boulder had been used as its sema.
The fourth burial was a pit grave containing 23 miniature vessels (1 squat lekythos, 1 alabastron, 2 ladles, 1 lekanis with its lid, 1 situla, 1 pyxis with its lid, 2 lopades, 2 cook pots, 5 plates and sherds possibly belonging to another 6 plates, 1 black-glazed skyphos, and at least 2 more black-glazed closed vessels). The burial is dated in the second half of the 5th century B.C.
ADelt 65 (2010) Chr., 282-283
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