Durres, Albanian and French archaeologists reveal the chronological continuity of the ancient city life

 Significant archaeological discoveries have emerged during excavations that are taking place simultaneously in three locations in Durres. 

The project which started the to get implementet in 2012 by French Archaeological Institute and the University Lyon 2, this time moved on the wall of the castle, at Roman foundations of the palace of culture and outdoors of the mausoleum of martyrs. 

At Roman public terms are carried out surveys aiming to identify the different stages of their construction and function. Here are revealed structures that prove important chronological consistently of the ancient city life. According to the archaeologist Brikena Shkodra, near the castle walls intended potential disclosure construction phases parabizantine. Shkodra Brikena archaeologist says we stopped in this part of the castle to shed light on some scientific questions of our work dealing with the fortification of the city by the Emperor Justinian.

The discovery in this area relates to a medieval cemetery of 2 and 3 century. In front of the Shrine of the Martyrs archaeologists are working to understand the function and dating of some structures identified in the late 70's, the last century, excavated by archaeologist Fatos Tartari.

The archaeological map of Durres is in advanced process and is functional.

Durres, Albanian and French archaeologists reveal the chronological continuity of the ancient city life Durres, Albanian and French archaeologists reveal the chronological continuity of the ancient city life Tuesday, June 07, 2016 Rating: 5
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