Elyros (Crete) 6 Rodovani - Έλυρος

Ἔλυρος - Elyros, Hellenistic to Late Antique polis near Rodovani in Chania Crete
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Latitude: 35.287000
Longitude: 23.796000
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἔλυρος
Place ID: 353238PEly
Time period: HRL
Region: Crete
Country: Greece
Department: Chania
Mod: Rodovani

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Read summary reports on the recent excavations at Elyros in Chronique des fouilles en ligne – Archaeology in Greece Online.
Search for inscriptions mentioning Elyros (Ελυρ...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: Ruins of houses and cisterns on a hill near the village of Rodovani belong to ancient Elyrus.
Ruins of an Early Christian basilica on the site of the ancient city. Mosaic pavements with vegetal and animal decoration are preserved (late 5th-6th century).
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elyrus
Wikidata ID: Q3561249
Trismegistos Geo: 33253
Manto: 10272472

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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

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