Graeco-Roman Town and Necropolis in Marina El-Alamein

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Author: Daszewski, Wiktor Andrzej
Document types:Artikel in Zeitschrift
Year of publication:2011
Published:Warsaw (2011)
Reihe:Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean Reports (PAM), 20
Subjects: MARINA EL-ALAMEIN -> Ortsnamen für Orte der Antike
PTOL RÖM ZEIT -> Epochenbezeichnungen
HAFEN -> Bauten im weitesten Sinn
KIRCHE -> Bauten im weitesten Sinn
Verfügbarkeit:Lokaler Bestand vorhanden
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Letzte Aktualisierung:08.08.2016
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The article sums up the state of research on the ancient Graeco-Roman harbor town as for the year 2005. It presents the remains of the main town square and the district of private houses,as well as early church, which have been investigated and preserved by a double archaeological and conservation and preservation mission ever since the site’s discovery in the late 1980s. The description of the cemetery covers all the main tomb types, including unique pillar tombs and huge hypogea with aboveground mausolea, and discusses the different mortuary traditions manifested in the architecture, decoration, nature of the burials and grave accompaniments.