Petraro archaeological site
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Petraro archaeological site

Prehistoric settlement and necropolis from the Ancient Bronze Age. Rocky and Byzantine settlement.

Fortified castle village close to the north cliff of the Mulinello river. On the slope below there are small groups of oven tombs belonging to the village itself. Dozens of Byzantine troglodyte dwellings open up on the rocky wall.

Archaeological site subject to restriction. FROM // 1991/08/10 // n.2597

(Text source: survey form no.462 Landscape Plan of the Province of Syracuse - Archaeological Heritage)

Archaeological Heritage Sheets Landscape Plan of Syracuse

Bibliography and in-depth documents:

100) FIRST SICILY - AT THE ORIGINS OF SICILIAN SOCIETY - volume first edited by Sebastiano Tusa Palermo 1997.

Ignazio Caloggero: Sicily between History, Myths and Legends. Vol. 1: From Prehistory to the Phoenicians. First edition 2018 - Revised and updated edition of 2022

History of Sicily - 1.3.1: Neolithic and the birth of agriculture in Sicily

History of Sicily - 1.3.2: Religiosity and Burials in the Neolithic Period

History of Sicily - 1.3.3: Art in the Neolithic

History of Sicily - 1.3.4: Neolithic Sites List

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero Web, 

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