Kastellos site (Crete) Varypetro - Κάστελλος

Kastellos, Classical to Roman hilltop site E of Varypetro, Chania Crete
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Latitude: 35.459500
Longitude: 23.980400
Confidence: Medium

Place ID: 355240XKas
Time period: CHRL
Region: Crete
Country: Greece
Department: Chania
Mod: Varypetro

- Pleiades

Modern Description: A walled acropolis with Hellenistic and Roman buildings which some scholars identify with ancient Cydonia. A cemetery of pithos burials (6th century BC) at the site of Aghia Kyriaki.
Important remains of a settlement inhabited from Classical into Early Christian times, on the site of the Venetian castle on the hilltop E of Varipetro.

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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

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