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SIA number TS07
Village Kato Koutraphas
Locality Mandres
Easting 495750.00
Northing 3881300.00
Elevation (m) 280.00
Source 1:50,000
Aerial Photograph 63-48-112
Summary Abandoned settlement, now ruinous
Period OTT MOD
Environment Undulating agricultural land with deep gullies adjacent to the village; settlement now used from time to time for military purposes e.g. training exercises.
References Goodwin 1984 Ionas 1988 Given 2000 [Link to Bibliography]
Pottery Abundant
Tile Abundant
Chipped Stone Some
Ground Stone Some
Architecture Abundant
Slag Some
Material Culture Includes all Bus from BU0005 to BU0043 Huge jasper core (collected by Carole), and some ground stone built into walls.
Description SIA Cluster of ruined seasonal houses in varying degrees of dilapidation with some outlying houses on adjacent slopes and flat areas; numerous threshing floors some in good condition. Topographic map by GT and STD; structural analysis of architecture by TJI; pottery and lithics collection in and around structures and on threshing floor. Analysis of soil from mud brick walls & roofs, and of phytoliths from threshing floor. See now measured plans and elevations, oral information, and reports by ESG & HFJ (13/8/01)
Recorded By IJE
Entered By LHS
Entered Date 17/5/2001 00:00:00