Wreck of the columns
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Wreck of the columns

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37 large fragments of marl slate columns (total weight of the load almost 100 tons). The largest piece measures m. 6,65 and weighs 12 tons. Found: a large copper pin, a lead sounder and a pentagonal stone plate. III century AD

Text source: https://www2.regione.sicilia.it/beniculturali/archeologiasottomarina/sit/messina/Tabella_BC_ME_.pdf

Bibliography and further in-depth documents: Marine cultural heritage sites table (Superintendence of the Sea)   Messina 

PRESS: Well cataloged but NOT geolocated. We invite you to provide your contribution by providing us with useful information that allows us to geolocate the cataloged asset in detail. See also "Cultural Heritage to be Geolocated"


Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero


Web, Region of Sicily, Superintendence of the Sea 

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