Archaeological site in the locality of Intagliata - Samperi
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Archaeological site in the locality of Intagliata - Samperi 

Greek Latomia; archaic and Hellenistic tombs; hypogeum of late ancient age. (A2.2).

Technical Information 

On a rocky crag that overlooks the middle course of the Cantera stream, a Greek latomia with votive grooves carved out of the detachment wall of the limestone blocks and a late ancient hypogeum were identified. A stone sarcophagus containing two skeletons by
archaic age, and a pit tomb from the Hellenistic period. On the plateau to the north-west of the Intagliata, the presence of a rural settlement of the Greco-Roman age is indicated by black and achromatic painted ceramics that are found on the surface 

Bibliographic sources

Barreca F., Megara Hyblaea, fortuitous findings during the winter of 1954-1955, MEFRA, LXVIII, 1956, p.33; Vallet G.-Voza G., From the Neolithic to the industrial era in the territory from Augusta to Syracuse, 1984, pp. 40-42; Lanteri R., Augusta and its territory, elements for an archaeological map, 1997, pp. 103-104; Guidelines 1999, Archeol Sites Map. n. 225; Gras M.- Treziny H. - Broise H., Megara Hyblaea 5. La ville archaique, Rome 2004, pp. 460-46 

Area of ​​archaeological interest, art. 142 letter m) Legislative Decree 42/04 

(Source text of survey form n.35 Landscape Plan of the Province of Syracuse - Archaeological Heritage)

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Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Web, Region of Sicily 

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