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Handout from the 2007 season Open Day


Publication: (available online):
Lockyear, K., T. Sly and A. Popescu with contributions from Mihaela Ciausescu, Clive Orton, Jane Sidell and Robin Symonds (2006-2007). 'The Noviodunum Archaeological Project 2000-2004: results and conclusions from the pilot seasons.' Peuce, New Series, 3-4, pp. 121-158.

Illustrated Description of the Project

Pictures:

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The large mound at the southern edge of the site which has been badly damaged by 20th century slit trenches.

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View of the south-east corner of the fortress showing the University of Bucharest excavations in the foreground and Victor Bauman's excavation of the large tower in the background.

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The shallow valley on the east side of the site, facing north.

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View east across Lake Goose and Lake Saon showing part of the Danube flood plain.

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The "Kurgan Vizir". Although a huge mound, this feature is not as large close-up as it seems when seen from elsewhere in the landscape.

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View of the Kurgan Vizir from the fortress. The positioning of the mound makes it look much larger than it is (see picture above)

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Part of the second Turkish fortress situated to the SE of the site.

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Parch marks on the southern slopes of the Roman fortress showing the line of the fortifications.

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Remains of an excavated Roman tomb to the west of the site.

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One of the chambers of the tomb.

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Surviving wall plaster in one of the chambers.

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Top of the southern mound showing damage caused by its use as an observation point for the 20th century defences.

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The “Big Tower” being excavated by Victor Baumann.

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View from the southern mound looking east showing one line of 20th century slit trenches.

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Large man-made feature on the southern edge of the site, jokingly known as the "Valley of Death" due to heat and mosquitoes.

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A view from the "Kurgan Vizir" across the site.

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View across the site from the second Turkish fortress situated to the SE of the site.

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Excavations on the line of the fortress wall by the University of Bucharest.

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Panoramic view from the central mound created from a sequence of images merged togther. The view is about 160 degrees.


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