Area 248

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Area ID 248
Site Tharrounia
Area type cemetery or grave
Area NR
Period Central and Southern Greece, Cyclades/Alram-Stern 1996: Late Neolithic II 4800 - 4600
Dating method material culture
Radiocarbon dated None
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Earliest date: 14C age (BP) None
Earliest date: Calibration None
Earliest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) None
Earliest date: Date of calibration None
Earliest date: Standard deviation None
Earliest date: Delta 13C None
Earliest date: Dated by
Latest date: Lab Number
Latest date: 14C age (BP) None
Latest date: Calibration None
Latest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) None
Latest date: Date of calibration None
Latest date: Standard deviation None
Latest date: Delta 13C None
Latest date: Dated by
Period Reference
Settlement type None
Settlement structure
Settlement building type
Settlement building shape
Settlement building technique
Settlement archaeological features
Cave/rockshelters type None
Cave/rockshelters: Evidence of graves/human remains
Cave/rockshelters: Evidence of occupation
Quarry exploitation type None
Quarry raw material
Cemetery/graves topography extramural
Cemetery/graves mortuary features
Grave: number of graves 8
Grave type pit grave
Grave: type of human remains inhumation
secondary deposition
Grave: estimated number of individuals
Grave: age groups
Grave: sexes
Grave: number of female sex None
Grave: number of male sex None
Grave: number of not specified sex None
Grave: disturbance of graves consecutive burials
Description The graves were oval or trapezoidal and bordered by vertical stone plates. They were probably covered with stone plates. Several graves were multiple occupied. The graves didn't contain grave goods but some pottery and tools were found in the surroundings of the cemetery.
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