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