TAESP: Places of Special Interest Dataset

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POSI Number TP017
GU number GU0622
SIA Number TS02
Intensive Survey Zone Xyliatos
Village Ayia Marina
Locality Mavrovouni
Easting 503300.00
Northing 3877790.00
Elevation (m) 415.00
References TAESP 2001 [Link to Bibliography]
Source Aerial
Aerial Photograph 63-35-026
Sheet Map 1:5000 29-XXVII
Team Leader AGR
References Alexis's field report. 2001 Field Report
Summary Rock of Ayios Kyriakos. Basalt outcrop with evidence of modern use and possible ancient use
Topography Rock outcrop of pillow basalt
Vegetation Spiny burnet, thyme, wild grasses, asphodel, thistle, possible hawthorn, extensive lichen
Access Fairly gentle slope to the SE, sheer slope to the S and W; abuts two dirt roads at Memi mine
Description Environment "Rock of Ayios Kyriakos", west of Memi mine spoil heaps, SE of Ayios Kyriakos slag heap. Good vantage point for supervision of activities in surrounding area.
Pottery Some
Tile Some
Chipped Stone None
Ground Stone None
Slag Abundant
Architecture Some
Visibility (%) 40
Description POSI Prominent rock position above Ayios Kyriakos mining area. With small section of stone-and-pottery wall. A number of anthropogenic rock-cut holes. Two iron anchor points on highest part of outcrop. Small slag heap on SE near base on the level of the modern dirt road. Evidence of modern use: cartridges, tin foil, sardine tin. Accumulation along W base of iron manganese; its collection and the manner of its use seem to be anthropogenic. Some river rocks on top, which GI reports would not have been naturally deposited; they are about the size of small boulders.
Condition Quite good. Some erosion in rock-cut holes.
Settlement No
Church No
Building No
Bridge No
Check Dam No
Threshing Floor No
Tomb No
Kiln No
Other Structure No
Rock No
Mine/Adit No
Botany No
Extraction No
Road No
Pottery No
Lithics No
View Yes
Geomorphology No
Prehistoric No
Iron Age No
Hellenistic/Roman No
Medieval/Ottoman No
Modern Yes
Slag No
Shrine No
Entered By ATB
Entered Date 7/7/2001 00:00:00
Recorded By ATB
Recorded Date 7/7/2001 00:00:00