Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/8628
AuthorsBottari, C.* 
Barbano, M.S.* 
Pirrotta, C.* 
Azzaro, R.* 
TitleBuilding collapse and deformation in the archaeological site of Abakainon (NE Sicily): a possible earthquake in the 2nd century BC?
Issue Date20-Nov-2012
PublisherOGS
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/8628
KeywordsArchaeoseismology
ancient earthquake
Abakainon
NE Sicily
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.04. Geology::04.04.01. Earthquake geology and paleoseismology 
04. Solid Earth::04.06. Seismology::04.06.05. Historical seismology 
AbstractDiscriminating between building collapse and deformation in ancient relics and attributing them to certain seismic events contributes to a better assessment of recent seismic activities in a region. In NE Sicily, the Greek necropolis of Abakainon shows interesting collapse and deformation which can be related to an earthquake. This damage is related to oriented collapsed columns, diffuse cracking, tilting and dipping broken corners of the tombs basements.
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