Apollo sanctuary Halieis (Argolid) Porto Cheli

Apollo sanctuary, altar, temple and racetrack remains submerged in Porto Cheli bay, Argolid
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Latitude: 37.321000
Longitude: 23.155000
Confidence: Medium

Place ID: 373232SApH
Time period: GAC
Region: Peloponnese
Country: Greece
Department: Argolida
Mod: Porto Cheli

Modern Description: NE of the city of Halieis, a shore sanctuary probably of Apollo was excavated in shallow water in the bay of Porto Cheli. Remains of an earlier and later temple, an altar, and a racetrack with starting line. An inscribed temple key to Apollo suggests the chief divinity worshipped. Finds included votive cups, spearheads, etc. Scientific American October 1974, Jameson. Underwater/inaccessible.

Info: McGilchrist's Greek Islands

(From McGilchrist’s Greek Islands, © Nigel McGilchrist 2010, excerpted with his gracious permission. Click for the books)

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