Itanos (Crete) 7 Erimoupolis - Ίτανος

Ἴτανος - Itanos, Archaic to Late Antique polis, Erimoupolis in Lasithi Crete
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Latitude: 35.263200
Longitude: 26.263500
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἴτανος
Place ID: 353263PIta
Time period: ACHRL
Region: Crete
Country: Greece
Department: Lasithi
Mod: Erimoupolis

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

Modern Description: The coastal city, 2 km N of the palm forest at Vai, occupies two hills, one with fortification walls visible, and the area around. Building remains of the Hellenistic/Roman period.
An early 6th century basilica uses fine stone blocks from an ancient temple, probably of Athena Polias. Funerary monuments NW of the road.
Chronique des Fouilles link
Wikidata ID: Q6093995

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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

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