AD 420, the domus was replaced by a palatial complex covering around twice the area of its predecessor, and of which the architectural focus was a triconch
designed for formal dining (pp.
the depth of the tribunes, does not itself enter the numerological symbolism of the Duomo, although the form of the triconch
is important for the Duomo iconography, as explained below.
Reports are provided on excavations at the Triconch
Palace, the Baptistery, and trial excavations within the city, with separate chapters on the Roman pottery, medieval amphorae, fine wares and cooking wares, coins, and faunal remains.
The results of excavations on the site of the so-called Triconch
Within the walled city of Butrint, excavations have focused on a late-antique palatial dwelling known as the triconch
palace, and the area around the spectacular late-antique baptistery (Hodges et al.