Vassallaggi

Vassallaggi is an archaeological site located in the province of Agrigento in southern Sicily, Italy.

Vassallaggi

Vassallaggi is an archaeological site located in the province of Agrigento in southern Sicily, Italy. The site is situated on a hilltop overlooking the surrounding landscape, and is believed to have been a significant settlement during the Bronze Age and Iron Age.

The settlement at Vassallaggi is believed to have been occupied from the late Bronze Age until the Hellenistic period, and may have been an important center of trade and commerce. The site features a series of defensive walls and towers, as well as several buildings and structures that are thought to have been used for religious and ceremonial purposes.

One of the most significant structures at Vassallaggi is a large building that has been identified as a temple. The temple is believed to have been dedicated to a local deity, and features a rectangular plan with several interior chambers and an open courtyard. The building is constructed from large blocks of limestone and features intricate decorative elements, including sculpted relief panels and carved stone figures.

Excavations of the site have uncovered a range of artifacts and objects, including pottery, metal tools, and figurines. The artifacts provide insight into the daily lives and activities of the people who lived at Vassallaggi, and suggest that they were engaged in agriculture, animal husbandry, and other economic activities.

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