Phaleron Cemetery Excavation

Images used with kind permission by the Ephorate of Piraeus and Islands (former KST and West Attica, Piraeus, and Islands), Hellenic Ministry of Culture.

View of the Phaleron cemetery during excavation








Detail of the cemetery showing pot burials and a funeral pyre


Example of a prone burial in an unusual position


Skeleton preserving metal shackles at the wrists


Example of a pot burial of an infant in the field