Biennos (Crete) 3 Ag. Kyriaki - Βίεννος

Βίεννος - Biennos?, Columns of harbor sanctuary, possibly Biennos, at Limnaki, on shore W of Ag. Kyriaki, Chania
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Latitude: 35.238900
Longitude: 23.579000
Confidence: Medium

Greek name: Βίεννος
Place ID: 352236UBie
Time period: RL
Region: Crete
Country: Greece
Department: Chania
Mod: Ag. Kyriaki

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Modern Description: Marble columns and weathered column capitals mark the site of an ancient harbor sanctuary and EC basilica on the shore of Limnaki, now called Viena beach on a rough track W of Ag. Kyriaki in Chania. From the sherd scatter, scholars link it with an ancient harbor and settlement, Biennos, mentioned in the anonymous Stadiasmos of the Great Sea.

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