PAIANIA - 2011
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Paiania, Episkopis St. (O.T. 5034-5 property of Giannaki-Liolia). M. Mexi (B’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a Classical cemetery. Specifically, a peribolos wall enclosing 5 pyres was excavated. The pyres contained large quantities of half-burned wood (Fig. 1), small pieces of bronze foil, bronze pins, nails and lekythoi. Pyre 6 contained large quantities of branches and pieces of wood (Fig. 2), pottery, a bronze mirror (Fig. 3) and a burnt circular wooden object, which preserves tool marks.
Additional finds from the area include a pit, four walls, numerous sherds from fine ware and black-glazed vessels, a few bronze hoops and a fragment from the base of a colonnette.
ADelt 66 (2011) Chr., 122-123
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