Archaeological excavations May 2019 - in pictures

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Our architect marking out the extent of the Hellenistic grave uncovered during renovations. March 2019

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Excavation of the grave carried out by Dr Boris Cargo of the Split Archaeological Museum. May 2019

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The grave after the removal of artefacts. May 2019

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Pelike discovered in grave. Currently being conserved in Split Archaeological Museum. May 2019

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Oenochoe discovered in grave. Currently being conserved in Split Archaeological Museum. May 2019

Detail of grave during excavation. You can see the outline of an intact pelike on top left. May 2019

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Pyxis discovered in grave. Currently being conserved in Split Archaeological Museum. May 2019

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Pyxis discovered in grave. Currently being conserved in Split Archaeological Museum. May 2019

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Martvilo, Vis, site of the cemetery of the ancient polis of Issa, 3rd-1st century BCE

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Original grave marker (stela) with the names of eight deceased. Split Archaeological Museum

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View over the remains of the Roman baths of the ancient polis of Issa

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Ongoing excavations of ancient Issa, showing houses extending up the hill. Earlier Hellenistic buildings have had later modifications made by Roman inhabitants