Agora Deposit: G 12:17
Title:   Inhumation of a Woman
Category:   Burial
Description:   Grave 16 in notebook.
Length of shaft 1.81m; width 0.64m; depth from cover 0.54m.
Skeleton of a woman , head at northwest end. Most of pots piled over feet and legs of skeleton at southeast end.
An iron fibula and a bronze pin lay to the right of the skull, other metal jewelry was among the pots at the feet.
A bit of human bone and some fragments of Minyan ware found in random positions suggest that Grave XVII was cut through an earlier burial.
Bibliography:   AJA 44 (1940), p. 474 (noted).
    Hesperia Suppl. 2 (1939), pp. 76-87, figs. 1, 2, 51-57, 73 (Grave XVII).
    Hesperia 5 (1936), pp. 30-31, figs. 28-30.
    Agora VIII, p. 128.
    Agora XIII, p. 274.
PD Number:   PD 407
Chronology:   750 B.C.
Date:   19 March 1935
Section:   Β
Grid:   Β:32/ΙΒ-ΙΓ
References:   Publications (4)
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Objects (29)
Lot: Β 378
Notebook: Β-8
Notebook: Β-9
Notebook Pages (4)