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Heritage and Environmental Conservation Archaeological Supervision of Apulia; Friends of Museums Association (TA); Province of Taranto; Office for the Turistic Promotion of Taranto, Apulia Region CRSEC Taranto - 53; Cressanti Graphic (TA) November 1998.

TOMBS

Chamber Tomb (Hypogeum “Genoviva”) 75, Polibio Street (TA) See Antonietta Dell’Aglio, Proposta di itinerari archeologici di Taranto e Provincia: “The monumental tomb is today autonomously accessible from a courtyard of a private property, which overlooks on the traverse that leads to Pio XII Street”. “The hypogeum, expression of a family unit, concerning a high social status, seemes to be used between 330 B. C. ca. and the late III century B. C. and that constitutes one of the oldest evidence of the renewed use, interrupted at the beginning of the V century B. C., of the necropolis monumentalization which caracterized the Hellenistic Age in Taranto, after the Roman conquest, too”. 397 Chamber Tombs ( “Maria Ausiliatrice” Institute) 162, Umbria Street (TA) See Antonietta Dell’Aglio, Proposta di itinerari archeologici di Taranto e Provincia: “Nowadays, between the various tombs of the religious complex, only two monumental hypogeum structures are visible. They are located in a basement accessible from the connecting corridor next to Sardegna Street, between two internal corridors of the Institute (…). These are two gemine chamber tombs, which have been contextually constructed and placed side by side, so they were addressed to a unique family (…). The dresses which have been discovered, allow us to trace the burial back to the last thirty years of the IV century B. C.”.

Chamber Tomb 55, Polibio Street (TA) See Antonietta Dell’Aglio, Proposta di itinerari archeologici di Taranto e Provincia: “In the courtyard of the building located in 55, Polibio Street, is well preserved an extremely interesting hypogeum paint. The hypogeum is accessible from the west, through a dromos composed by nine steps cut in the stone (…) through a little lobby, it is possible to reach a funerary room, partially obtained in the pew and refined at the top with a non-preserved cornice (…) The hypogeum…dates back to the first

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