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D173: Kocadere Monastery Agricultural Blocks

By Aphrodisias Regional Survey


Local Information: SE TransectLatitude: 646mDimensions: Counterweight Block (D173a) ** p. L: 0.66 m; W: 0.69 m; H: 0.40 m ** Slot: W: 0.155 m; D: 0.11 m ** Crushing Basin (D173b) ** p. H: 0.26 m; Rim W: 0.095 m ** Crushing Basin (D173c) ** Outer Diam: ca. 1.56 m; Inner Diam: ca. 1.18 m; ** p. H: 0.38 m; p. Inner D: 0.19 m ** Central post: Diam: ca. 0.36 m; p. H: 0.08 m ** Central post hole: Diam: 0.06 m ** Press Bed (D173d) ** Outer Diam: 0.86 m; Bed Diam: 0.55 m; L: 1.27 m; ** H: 0.245 m ** Channel: W: 0.07 m; D: 0.01–0.02 m ** Spout: L: 0.21 m; W: 0.10–0.24 m ** Spout Channel: W: 0.13 m; D: 0.03–0.04 mDescription: Counterweight Block (D173a) ** Material: Limestone ** Findspot: At south edge of building ** Preservation: Largely intact; partially buried, obscuring one slot; some weathering on edges ** Crushing Basin (D173b) ** Material: White marble ** Findspot: In center of building ** Preservation: Fragment of basin; broken on all sides; dimensions difficult to work out ** Crushing Basin (D173c) ** Material: Schist ** Findspot: On north edge of building ** Preservation: Only half preserved; central post broken on top; badly weathered along lip; no grooves on inner surface ** Press Bed (D173d) ** Material: Schist ** Findspot: To east of church building ** Preservation: Largely intact; eroded around edges; has double channel near spou

Topics: Agricultural Blocks, 4: Roman, 5: Late Roman, 6: Byzantine
Year: 2007
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