Agora Deposit: B 19:3
Title:   Pyre in House C
Category:   Pyre
Description:   Pyre in House C, Room 8 (RSY=Pyre 6).
Near east corner of room 8. Artifacts, burnt bone, burnt sticks, and large cinders in a shallow pit dug into surface of layer 3, and covered by layer 2. Some cinders from pyre in layer 2. These strata lay above the first floor of the third phase of the house. The hard baked floor of the pit indicated burning in situ, with charred sticks 0.06 and 0.10m in diameter preserved; some of the pottery is burnt.
Contents:   Organic material: "burned bones..found mostly together in a mass."
Bibliography:   Hesperia Suppl. 47 (2013), no. 43, p. 155, figs. 78, 85, 86.
    Hesperia 20 (1951), pp. 120-121, pl. 51 c (Pyre 6).
    Agora IV, p. 235.
    Agora XII, p. 385.
    Agora XXIX, p. 437.
Chronology:   350-325 B.C.
Date:   23 April 1947
Section:   ΝΝ
Grid:   ΝΝ:85/ΛΑ
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Image: 2013.09.0010
Image: 2012.39.0858 (Section ΝΝ 735)
Image: 2015.01.0066 (Section ΝΝ 735)
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