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POSI Number TP171
GU number
SIA Number TS01
Village Skouriotissa
Locality Phoukasa
Easting 490700.00
Northing 3882580.00
Elevation (m) 280.00
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Source GPS
Team Leader KWJ
Summary Amphora pile in Skouriotissa.
Topography Out of context/not in situ.
Vegetation Caper bush, wild grasses.
Access Dirt road through the modern mine, past office.
Description Environment The pile was moved with a front end loader from where it was found near the Roman gallery further up in the mine.
Pottery Abundant
Tile Some
Chipped Stone None
Ground Stone None
Slag None
Architecture None
Visibility (%) 100
Description POSI The pile is not homogeneous. The south side seems to contain a lot more soil (sample taken). The larger fragments appear to be located towards the base/bottom.
Condition Very concreted.
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 Yes
Lithics No
View No
Geomorphology No
Prehistoric No
Iron Age No
Hellenistic/Roman Yes
Medieval/Ottoman No
Modern No
Slag No
Shrine No
Entered By TNF
Entered Date 2/8/2003 00:00:00
Recorded By KWJ
Recorded Date 17/7/2003 00:00:00