Agora Deposit: J 1:4
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Deposit
Name:   J 1:4
Title:   Infant burial
Category:   Burial
Description:   In NE corner of Room D. In a Byzantine vessel=P 34464.
The position of the vessel in the corner of the room suggests that the burial was made after the construction of Byzantine Walls G and E. This type of burial is unique in this time period; the examination of the child's bones has indicated that it may have been miscarried.
Disturbed Roman floor surfaces inside Byzantine Room D.
Notes:   Note that the grid is slightly different for P 34464.
Chronology:   10th-11th c. A.D.
Date:   12-26 June 2002
Section:   ΒΖ
Grid:   J/14-1/15
Elevation:   53.71-53.4m.
Masl:   53.4-53.71m.
References:   Report: 2002 Excavations
Image: 2002.09.0006
Image: 2002.09.0007