Contrada Molino Necropolis
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Contrada Molino Necropolis 

Contrada Molino Necropolis

Ten artificial cave tombs of the Castelluccio culture; latomie of the Greek age; remains of a Byzantine watchtower. 

The quarries of the Greek age and the remains of Byzantine fortifications attest to a continuity of attendance from prehistoric times to late antiquity.

The Contrada Molino necropolis is part of the widely developed Castelluccio culture in the south-eastern area of ​​Sicily in the Early Bronze Age.

Bibliography: L. Bernabò Brea, Sicily before the Greeks, Il Saggiatore, Milan 1958, pp. 104 L. Bernabò Brea, Aeolian Islands, Sicily and Malta in the Bronze Age, Kokalos XXII- XXIII, 1976-77 Sebastiano Tusa, Sicily in prehistory, 1983, Sellerio, Palermo

site subjected to archaeological constraints. FROM // 1984/07/25 // n.1514

(Text source: survey form no. 707 and 708 Landscape Plan of the Province of Syracuse - Archaeological Heritage)

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