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Archaeological Research In Roman Soknopaiou Nesos: Results And Perspectives

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Dime es-Seba, the Graeco-Roman kome of Soknopaiou Nesos, has been the object of papyrological studies since C. Wessely published the first group of Greek papyri in 1902. The available documents agree on the fact that Soknopaiou Nesos was abandoned in the middle of the 3rd century AD. This chapter presents an overview of the archaeological results of the excavation of the site. The aim of the project was to document the urban area and to survey the area around Dime using all the technologies that can provide new knowledge - as topographical survey, photogrammetry, satellite images, magnetometry - and to excavate part of it. The surveys of the visible structures and of the contour lines of the site were carried out in 2005 and 2006 seasons by a team of topographers. It provided a much better and clearer idea of the site's layout and of the main temple at the present state of preservation.

Keywords: Dime es-Seba; Graeco-Roman kome; Greek papyri; Soknopaiou Nesos

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