Archaeological site of Contrada S. Giovanni
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Archaeological site of Contrada S. Giovanni

Artificial cave tombs

In a rocky ridge at a short distance from each other, two tombs have been identified, one with a large subcircular plan datable to the XNUMXth century due to its structural characteristics. to. C. belonging to the cultural area of ​​the nearby necropolis of the Pinita, the other with a rectangular plan, a flat vault, a small step serving as a pillow. The two tombs were looted in ancient times

(site subject to archaeological restrictions. DA // 1984/07/25 // n.1515

Bibliographic sources:

(Source text of survey form n.586 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 

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