Kalamai (Messenia) 8 Elaiochori - Καλάμαι

Καλάμαι - Kalamai, 4th century walled acropolis and settlement at Elaiochori, Messenia, probably ancient Kalamai
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Latitude: 37.042700
Longitude: 22.179300
Confidence: High

Greek name: Καλάμαι
Place ID: 370222UKal
Time period: CHR
Region: Peloponnese
Country: Greece
Department: Messinia
Mod: Elaiochori

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Modern Description: A classical polygonal wall fortifies the cemetery hill of Elaiochori (Giannitsa until 1957). There are traces of the settlement in Perivolakia, the hamlet just to the north, and a stretch of ancient carriage road. A Roman period inscription ( IG V,1, 1369) supports the identification with Kalamai. (info in Greek at https://aristomenismessinios.blogspot.gr/2013/07/blog-post_1419.html)
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calamae
Wikidata ID: Q11910884
Trismegistos Geo: 37980

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