TAESP: Places of Special Interest Dataset

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POSI Number TP006
GU number
SIA Number TS02
Intensive Survey Zone Xyliatos
Village Ayia Marina
Locality Mavrovouni
Easting 503260.00
Northing 3878020.00
Elevation (m) 390.00
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Source GPS
Sheet Map 1:5000 29-XXV
Team Leader MJG
Summary Slag heap, extensive Roman pottery, rubble piles
Topography River Terrace
Vegetation Pinus brutia (1), Crataegus (1), Capparis (1 large), Rhamnus (2), Pistacio (1), Inula (general), Echinops (scattered), Hypericum (scattered), Asparagus (scattered), Bromus (ground cover), Pine needles
Access Dirt road following to Xyliatos (on right hand side of road) when travelling from north
Description Environment Geomorphology recorded at AVB (alluvium basalt) on paper form.- located west of spoil heap. ?Terraces - agricultural
Pottery Some
Tile Some
Chipped Stone Some
Ground Stone None
Slag Abundant
Architecture None
Description POSI Sketch plan and section drawn 11/7/00) Pottery - pieces late Hellenistic-Roman in slag heap, mixed historical, probably; Tile - modern tiles; Chipped stone - 1 piece chert, possibly worked. SLAG HEAP; Copper slag, undated, gravel to 30 kilos in size; Running slag (ie. tap slag?) with occasional green stains; No ores or obvious metals; Not much furnace material; Secondary deposit of cobble sized stones and gravel with pottery.
Condition Partly preserved. 2/3 of slag has been removed
Settlement Yes
Church No
Building No
Bridge No
Check Dam No
Threshing Floor No
Tomb No
Kiln No
Other Structure No
Rock Yes
Mine/Adit No
Botany No
Extraction Yes
Road No
Pottery No
Lithics No
View No
Geomorphology No
Prehistoric No
Iron Age No
Hellenistic/Roman Yes
Medieval/Ottoman No
Modern No
Slag Yes
Shrine No
Entered By LHS
Entered Date 25/7/2001 00:00:00
Recorded By ESG
Recorded Date 1/7/2000 00:00:00