Kommos/Amyklaion? (Crete) 2 Kommos - Κόμμος

Ἀμυκλαῖον - Kommos/Amyklaion?, possibly ancient Amyklaion, a Bronze Age and later port and settlement in southern Crete, W of Pitsidia, Irakleio Crete
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Latitude: 35.013000
Longitude: 24.761000
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἀμυκλαῖον
Place ID: 350248UAmy
Time period: BGAC
Region: Crete
Country: Greece
Department: Irakleio
Mod: Kommos

- Pleiades

Modern Description: Outport of Phaestus on the Libyan sea. A settlement with central court, streets and wall painted buildings, as well as magazine complexes dating to the Postpalatial period (1450-1100 BC) are under excavation.
Lower down, next to the Minoan city, a settlement of the historical era with a rural sanctuary, mainly of Hellenistic-Roman times, that includes built altars and temples-oikoi (11th century BC until Roman period). A tripillar structure of the late 9th-early 8th century BC inside the temple-oikos Beta (B) indicates that it was used as a sanctuary by Phoenician merchants, who were calling at Port of Kommos. Á hestiatorion (7th-5th century BC) and a long building probably for commercial use (7th century BC).
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kommos_(Crete)
Wikidata ID: Q788080
Trismegistos Geo: 33313

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

(Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean, Ministry of the Aegean)

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