Archaeological site in the locality of San Nicolò
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Archaeological site in the locality of San Nicolò

Prehistoric necropolis and rock sanctuary.

Two groups of artificial cave tombs with oven from the prehistoric age with partial reuse, in some cases in the Byzantine era. Rock sanctuary, dedicated to Anna and the Paides, of three rooms with graffiti inscriptions and engraved on the walls and with votive niches with superficial material ranging from the III
sec. BC to the sixth century. A.D

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

Bibliographic sources:

P. Orsi, Not. Excavations, Sacri spechi with sacred inscriptions, discovered in Buscemi near Akrai, Rome 1899, pp. 452-471, ff. 4 .; Guarducci, M., The cult of Anna and the Paides in the Sicilian inscriptions by Buscemi, and the Latin cult of Anna Perenna, Bologna, 1936, Zanichelli.

(Source text of survey form n.159 Landscape Plan of the Province of Syracuse - Archaeological Heritage)

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Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

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