Excavations in Pessinus: the so-called Acropolis : from Hellenistic and Roman cemetery to Byzantine castle
This volume presents the results of five excavation projects at the so-called Acropolis-site in Pessinus (Central Anatolia) conducted by a team of experts from Ghent University (1987-1991).
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Geological and geomorphological framework and stratigraphy of the site
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1st century AD 1st century BC 3rd century 5th century acropolis adult Amorium B7 LR bowl bronze brown clay brown micaceous clay burial burnt Byzantine wall cemetery charcoal cist cista graves cm thick coin colour-coated pottery Common wares construction contains cooking pot Date No grave decoration deposits depth Description Cremation grave Description Inhumation grave Devreker dish disturbed Early Byzantine Eastern Sigillata ESC EB intrusive excavated fabric Figure Finds Fine wares Finds from grave Foot sherd fragments further identification Ghent University gives a terminus glass grave pit Hellenistic Human remains Cremated intaglio intrusive finds iron nails limestone marble metal personal accessory moulded decoration Orange clay orientation oxidized technique Pessinus pithoi pot local EB probably rectangular pit minimum red slip ware reddish brown reduced technique remains Cremated bone Rim sherd second half skeleton skyphos specimens spolia stone terracotta lamp tomb trench type A1 unguentarium vessel Wall sherds WNW-ESE