Late Roman settlement of Case Italia - Piano Fata
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Late Roman settlement of Case Italia - Piano Fata

Traces of a late Roman settlement consisting of scattered cocciame, including many fragments of late amphorae, a lot of pans and a few fragments of Sealed D; also many fragments of crude kitchen pottery; lava stone millstone; many white limestone stones reused in Italian houses and dry stone walls, squared with simple architectural moldings; a white stone sarcophagus, reused as a drinking trough in the courtyard of the house; a semicircular apse, in the field to the west of the house where the cocciame is more abundant, seen and photographed by Bernabò Brea but
which today is buried by vegetation

Area of ​​archaeological interest, art. 142 letter m) Legislative Decree 42/04

Bibliographic sources:

(Source text of survey form n.163 Landscape Plan of the Province of Syracuse - Archaeological Heritage)

Archaeological Heritage Sheets Landscape Plan of Syracuse

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Web, Region of Sicily 

Photo: Card shown above

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