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Title: Ilios : the city and country of the Trojans : the results of researches and discoveries on the site of Troy and throughout the Troad in the years 1871-72-73-78-79, including an autobiography of the author
Year: 1880 (1880s)
Authors: Schliemann, Heinrich, 1822-1890
Subjects: Schliemann, Heinrich, 1822-1890
Publisher: New York : Harper
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University



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e above-mentioned walls of fortification,llj ft. high, which runs through the labyrinth from W.N.W. to E.S.E.This is likewise built of stones joined together with earth, and is 6 ft.broad at the top and 12 ft. broad at the foot. It does not stand directlyupon the native rock, nor was it built till the rock had gradually becomecovered with a layer of earth If ft. in thickness. Kunning parallelwith this wall of fortification, only 2^ ft. from it and at the same depth,there is a wall 2 ft. high, which is likewise built of stones cementedwith earth.^ The chamber at the greatest depth to which I have excavated is10 ft. high and 11:^ ft. wide; but it may have been higher: its lengthI have not been able to ascertain. One of the compartments of the See Plan I. (of Troy), on the south side, in the places marked /, /*. 32 NARRATIVE OF WORK AT TROY. (Introd. uppermost houses, below the Temple of Athene and belonging to thethird, the burnt city, appears to have been used as a magazine for storing
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« corn or wine, for there are in it nine enormous earthen jars (ttIOol) ofvarious forms, about 5f ft. high and 4j ft. across, their mouths being from 1873.) THE COLOSSAL JARS. 33 29^ to 35;^ in. broad.^ Each of them has four handles, 3; in. broad, anathe clay of which they are made is as much as 2^ in. thick. Upon the

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