Phalasarna (Crete) 14 S Cape Koutri - Φαλάσαρνα

Φαλάσαρνα - Phalasarna, Archaic to Hellenistic polis at Cape Koutri in Chania Crete
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Latitude: 35.511000
Longitude: 23.569000
Confidence: High

Greek name: Φαλάσαρνα
Place ID: 355236PPha
Time period: ACH
Region: Crete
Country: Greece
Department: Chania
Mod: S Cape Koutri

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Search for inscriptions mentioning Phalasarna (Φαλασα...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: Important harbour of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, of which remarkable installations have been preserved. The city was destroyed by the Roman conquerors.
Various excavation campaigns have been carried out since 1968; systematic excavation of the harbour started in 1986.
The most important monuments of the area are:
- Hellenistic harbour with defensive towers, today located on the coast.
- Small temples of the Classical and Hellenistic periods.
- Ancient mine.
- A rock-cut throne.
- Cist-graves.

Info: Odysseus

(Odysseus, Greek Ministry of Culture)


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