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Marea season 2014. Excavation in House H1

Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino, Mariusz Gwiazda

Abstract

Seven rooms were unearthed completely and other four in part during the second season of excavations in House H1 in Marea. Thanks to a stratigraphic test pit approximate date of construction of this part of the ancient town could be tentatively established at the 6th century AD; it remained in use until at least the 8th century AD. The building techniques and the plan of House H1 follow the Mediterranean tradition of domestic architecture.

Keywords

house, domestic architecture, Marea, Byzantine period, early Islamic period, Egypt

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