Archaeological site in San Pietro
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Archaeological site in San Pietro

Prehistoric necropolis and Byzantine basilica.

Necropolis of the ancient Bronze Age. Numerous arcosoli and Byzantine basilica of the V-VII century. AD with altar at table. On the walls there is a Norman epigraph and very deteriorated frescoes

Site subject to archaeological restrictions

Bibliographic sources:

P. Orsi in: Byz. Zeitsch, New Byzantine churches in the territory of Syracuse, 1899, pp. 624-631; P. Orsi in: Byzantine Sicily 1942; A.Messina in: The rock churches.

(Source text of survey form n.158 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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