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Marea Vol. 1, Byzantine Marea. Excavations in 2000-2003 and 2006

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ISBN: 978-83-911543-9-3
Description: hardback, 210 pp. (21,5x30 cm), 66 figs., 101 phots., 600 vols printed
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Hanna Szymanska, Krzysztof Babraj, Marea Vol. 1, Byzantine Marea. Excavations in 2000-2003 and 2006, Krakow 2008


Hanna Szymanska, Krzysztof Babraj
FOREWORD
PART ONE. DESCRIPTION OF THE SITE
Krzysztof Babraj, Hanna Szymanska
Chapter One. History, location and excavations at Marea
1.1.    History of Marea
1.2.    Location of the site
1.3.    Results of previous excavations
Elzbieta Mycielska-Dowgiallo, Barabara Woronko
Chapter Two. Evolution of the natural environment in the region of Marea
2.1. Introduction
2.2.  Ground relief
2.3. Methods
2.4.  Study results
2.4.1.   Character of deposits filling depressions and the lake lagoon
2.4.2.   Surface micromorphology of quartz grains of sand and silt fraction
2.4.3.   Analyses of the microstructure of silty deposits
2.4.4.   Dating of the deposits
2.4.5.   Results of malacofaunal determination
2.4.6.   Results of chemical analysis of the water
2.5. Discussion
PART TWO. THE BATHS AND SAQIYAH
Hanna Szymanska, Krzysztof Babraj
Chapter One. Baths
1.1. Location
1.2. Architectural plan
1.3. Structural characteristics
1.4. Groundfloor
Men's Part
1.4.1.   Room B (apodyterium)
1.4.2.   Room A2 (tepidarium)
1.4.3.   Room Al (caldarium), pools U, W, R
1.4.4.   Room L (caldarium), pools M, N
1.4.5.   West courtyard F6 (frigidarium)
Women's Part
1.4.6.   Room K (tepidarium)
1.4.7.   Room F (caldarium) with two pools
1.4.8.   Room C (caldarium), pools D, E
1.4.9.   East courtyard Fl (frigidarium)
1.4.10. Latrine
1.4.11. Shops
1.4.12. Pools Z, Y, T, X
1.4.13. "Street" behind the south wall of the baths
1.5. Basement
1.5.1.   Channels
1.5.2.   Heating system
1.5.3.   Service cellar
1.5.4.   Furnaces (praefurnia) Ol, O4
1.5.5.   Hypocaust under room Al and L
1.5.6.   Hypocaust F
1.5.7.   Hypocaust C
1.6. Architectural decoration and paintings
1.7. Area between the baths and saqiyah (F3)
1.8. Bath parallels
Krzysztof Babraj, Hanna Szymanska
Chapter Two. Saqiyah
2.1. Architecture and stratigraphy
2.2. The saqiyah in Egypt
2.3. Supplying water to the baths
Conclusion
Grzegorz Majcherek
Chapter Three. The pottery assemblage from the baths and saqiyah
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Ceramic groups
3.2.1.   Locus Al
3.2.2.   Locust
3.2.3.   Locus L
3.2.4.   Locus C
3.2.5.   LOCKS F
3.2.6.   Locus K
3.2.7.   Northern wing
3.2.8.   Eastern courtyard (Fl)
3.2.9.  Western courtyard (F6)
3.2.10. Western strip
3.2.11. Southern strip
3.2.12. Saqiyah-well (G)
3.3. Catalogue
3.3.1. Fine wares
3.3.2. Carinated bowls
3.3.3. Coarse wares
3.3.4. Qawadis
3.3.5. Amphorae
3.4. Conclusion
Renata Kucharczyk
Chapter Four. Glass finds from the baths and saqiyah
4.1.    Introduction
4.2.    Bottles
4.3.    Other types of toilet vessels
4.4.    Plates and bowls
4.5.    Wineglasses
4.6.    Lamps
4.7.    Windowpanes
    Catalogue
Chapter Five. Coins from baths and saqiyah
Barbara Lichocka
5.1. The early Byzantine coins
Dorota Malarczyk
5.2. Umayyad coins
Hanna Szymanska
Chapter Six. Pottery lamps from the baths, saqiyah and funerary chapel
6.1. Lamps from the baths and saqiyah
6.2. Lamps from the funerary chapel
Tomasz Derda
Chapter Seven. Inscriptions from the baths and saqiyah
7.1. Inscriptions
7.2. St. Menas ampullae
PART THREE. THE FUNERARY CHAPEL
Krzysztof Babraj, Hanna Szymanska
Architecture and stratigraphy
STRESZCZENIE / SUMMARY IN POLISH
BIBLIOGRAPHY
ABBREVIATIONS

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