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Excavations at Sissi III

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Jan Driessen
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Charlotte Langohr
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Quentin Letesson
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4.2. The excavation of Zone 3

Florence Gaignerot-Driessen

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University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), funding: Gerda Henkel Stiftung scholarship. Participated in the 2011 excavation: F. Abidi (University El Manar of Tunis), O. Bali (U. of Athens), Th. Claeys (UCLouvain), M. Mesogeiti (Southern University of Denmark), M. Papadaki, Ch. Spencer (University of Toronto).

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The 2011 four week campaign conducted in Zone 3 focused on the western part of Building CD (Rooms 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, and 3.11). Room 3.8 and the two compartments 3.9 and 3.10 were also intensively cleaned and the tumble blocking the opening between Room 3.1 and Room 4.11 was removed, without, however, revealing a threshold.

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Fig. 4.6. AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH OF ZONE 3 (CH. GASTON)

1. Room 3.8, 3.9 and 3.10

Room 3.8 – ‘the shrine’ – was excavated in 2009 and a preliminary report was published in the previous Sissi volume (Sissi II: 89-92). In 2011, cleaning in the southern part of the room allowed the south wall to be delimited and highlighted the existence of the small space 3.12 to the south of 3.8. The excavation of compartments 3.9 and 3.10, only accessible with a ladder from the platform located to the east of Room 3.10, was also completed in 2011. A kalathos (11-09-0579-OB004) similar to the ones found in the shrine in 2009 was found against the eastern wall of Room 3.9. Under the LM IIIB fl...

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