Catacomba di Villagrazia di Carini. Il cubicolo X20. Ricerche 2008-2013

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[automatically translated] The X20 is a square burial chamber preceded by a dromos which is derived from an existing arcosolium bisomo. Inside welcomes 29 burials twelve arcosolia for adults and children, a niche tomb, two chest tombs and fourteen were pavements. It was established that the current appearance of the cubicle is the result of four construction phases. At the first stage belongs the fresco decoration with flowers or plants, which covers the north wall. At a time after the room extension is doubled and input source it creates a scenic accommodation arcosolia and box tombs; in the last two stages the floor is entirely occupied by it. The cubicle was used by the end of the fourth until the ninth century, as evidenced by the ceramic materials.
Original languageItalian
Number of pages140
ISBN (Print)978-88-96926-37-6
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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