Contrada di Cozzo Cicirello archaeological site
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Contrada di Cozzo Cicirello archaeological site

C.DA COZZO CICIRELLO RUSTIC VILLA OF THE ROMAN IMPERIAL AGE WITH SUPERSTRUCTURES OF THE BYZANTINE AGE (Archaeological constraint DA 470 OF 13/03/1982)

C.DA COZZO CICIRELLO - LATE ROMAN NECROPOLIS (Archaeological constraint DA 2925 of 20/11/1984)

A piece of the mosaic floor characterized by a texture of large octagonal tiles and depictions of animal and anthropomorphic subjects - period V-VI century AD was stolen and found inside a car in Munich 
(Germany) on 28/07/2005 (https://www2.regione.sicilia.it/beniculturali/dirbenicult/carabinieri/museoritrovato/properties_view_col.asp?editid1=137)

Other article: http://www.patrimoniosos.it/rsol.php?op=getarticle&id=15981

A lot of materials preserved in showcase 26 of the Ragusa Museum comes from Cozzo Cicirello313 in the territory of Acate, in one of the sandy hills of the Hyblean coast, located along the left bank of the Dirillo. Here it has been ascertained the presence of a settlement suspected by an old villa
Middle-Imperial and its necropolis, whose life stages can be continuously placed up to the Byzantine age. The lot of materials, most likely pertinent to the area of ​​the necropolis, consists of two African oil lamps of the types Bussière CV 2 (Inv. 610) 314 and Deneauve VII.4 (Inv. 609) 315, one African Sigillata Hayes 81A (Inv. 608) 316, a fragment of a plate (Inv. 611), and a jug with a corrugated surface perhaps not African (Inv. 612) 317 (Source text of the document G. Di Stefano, A.Sammito, S.Scerra, 3.6 ZONE 6: SOUTH EASTERN COAST. 3.6.1 ZONE OF RAGUSA [SITI 45-54], in M. Bonifay, D. Malfitana (ed.), African ceramics in Roman Sicily, volume I, Catania 2016, pp. 132-139,)

Insights: G. Di Stefano, A.Sammito, S.Scerra, 3.6 ZONE 6: SOUTH EAST COAST. 3.6.1 ZONA DI RAGUSA [SITI 45-54], in M. Bonifay, D. Malfitana (ed.), African ceramics in Roman Sicily, volume I, Catania 2016, pp. 132-139,

Download file: G_Di_Stefano_A_Sammito_S_Scerra_3_6_ZONA

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Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Photo: Sicily Region - https://www2.regione.sicilia.it/beniculturali/dirbenicult/carabinieri/museoritrovato/properties_view_col.asp?editid1=137

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