Site - Shën Mitri


Shën Mitri

Open Air   geoscience, archaeology   E 20.05166, N 39.738  
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Description

Shën Mitri is an open air site that is located on a plain with thick colluvial sediment layers south-east from the antique site of Butrint. Excavation took place along the eastern slope of Shën Mitri hill. The inventory of Trench D shows Bronze Age, Neolithic, Mesolithic and Middle Palaeolithic material. The subsurface characteristics of the area was geophysically measured and investigated.

Campaigns

  • German-Albanian Palaeolithic Project (2012)

    Test excavation.
  • German-Albanian Palaeolithic Project (2015)

    Excavation and geophysical measurment.


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