The Metal Objects from the sanctuary of Bitalemi and their context

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Abstract

The bronze objects fragments from the archaic votive deposits in the sanctuary of Demetra Thesmophoros at Bitalemi (Gela, Sicily) have been studied in these last years preparing the complete edition of the old excavations. The direct analysis of the bronze objects and the research of comparison made possible to understand how important was the practice of dedication of bronze fragments in this sanctuary, the different commercial route interesting the coasts of the Sicily in archaic time, the meaning of offering mostly just fragments and the rôle of the bronze heaps trade in the Mediterranean basin.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteMaterielle Kultur und Identität im Spannungsfeld zwischen mediterraner Welt und Mitteleuropa
Pagine49-67
Numero di pagine19
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2016
EventoMaterielle Kultur und Identität im Spannungsfeld zwischen mediterraner Welt und Mitteleuropa - Mainz am Rhein
Durata: 22 ott 201424 ott 2014

Convegno

ConvegnoMaterielle Kultur und Identität im Spannungsfeld zwischen mediterraner Welt und Mitteleuropa
CittàMainz am Rhein
Periodo22/10/1424/10/14

Keywords

  • Bitalemi
  • metal objects

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