Casella di testo: This kiln, with circular plan and access corridor was probably used in the manufactures of a large clay containers. It was built on top of a Messapian tomb with the inscription TABAPA on one of covering blocks. A number of others Messapian tombs can be seen nearly, underlying other structures of a Roman period. This overlaying of Roman structures was simply a result of expansion of the city.
Casella di testo: The basilica has three entrance covered by portico, and three naves, the central one being apsidal. Only small section  of the original mosaic floor, badly damaged by the which destroyed the building ,were transferred to the left of the Museum. In the largest of a number of enclosures on the basilica pools can be seen in which baptism by immersion could have been administered. Other pools and large cistern seem to have belonged to a laundry over which the basilica was built.
Casella di testo: The plan is similar to the Episcopal Basilica, with smaller dimension. The single apse just out into the so called “via delle basiliche”. The basilica overlies an earlier cult-building, from which a fine mosaic with multi- coloured geometric patterns has been transferred to the museum.
Casella di testo: THE ARCHEOLOGIC ZONE
Casella di testo: Roman kiln and messapian tombs
Casella di testo: episcopal basilica and baptistery
Casella di testo: Early christian basilicA to the south
early christian basilicatempioCasella di testo: EGNaZiA
early christian episcopal basilicaroman kiln

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