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POSI Number TP239
GU number GU3004
Intensive Survey Zone Mandres
Village Kato Koutraphas
Locality Mandroudhes
Easting 495030.00
Northing 3880660.00
Elevation (m) 324.00
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Source GPS
Team Leader MJG
Summary Scatter of Bronze Age pottery, groundstone.
Topography North facing pediment
Vegetation None - ploughed terraces
Access Road to west
Description Environment Recently ploughed terraced field, with north-heading gully to east of field. Fairly intact surface in gully, with gossan on far (east) side. Good view down to Morphou plain and bay. Surface of field is relatively stable.
Pottery Abundant
Tile None
Chipped Stone Unclear
Ground Stone Abundant
Slag None
Architecture None
Visibility (%) 90
Description POSI Southern boundary seemed evident where we stopped SU3005, on the edge of a terrace. The pottery and groundstone continues down two more terraces, petering out to the north. The area appeared to be about 20 m across. Pottery - large fragments of thick pithoi, Red Polished, White Slip, Black Slip; some possibly handmade.Groundstone - fragments of grinders, possible hammerstones. Needs to be gridded (done on 8 Nov. 2003).
Condition Deep-ploughed and disturbed
Settlement Yes
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 Yes
View No
Geomorphology No
Prehistoric Yes
Iron Age No
Hellenistic/Roman No
Medieval/Ottoman No
Modern No
Slag No
Shrine No
Entered By ABK
Entered Date 8/11/2003 00:00:00
Recorded By SMJ
Recorded Date 5/11/2003 00:00:00