Kaphyai (Arkadia) 32 Chotoussa - Καφύαι

Καφύαι - Kaphyai, settlement located northwest of the lake of Orchomenus, near Chotoussa in Arkadia Peloponnese
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Latitude: 37.764400
Longitude: 22.257900
Confidence: High

Greek name: Καφύαι
Place ID: 378223UKap
Time period: ACHR
Region: Peloponnese
Country: Greece
Department: Arkadia
Mod: Chotoussa

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Modern Description: The site is situated at the plain east of the modern village Hotousa and is surrounded by walls of late Classical or Hellenistic date. Around the area dated to the historic period, on the site 'Agios Georgios' and 'Kouroupa', there are remains of prehistoric settlement. In the plain of Hotousa-Kandela there are also remains of the earthen bank of Kaphyates and prehistoric catabothre.
The first excavations were undertaken by the director of the ephorate Dr. Th. Spyropoulos during the last decade. An ancient temple, dated to the 4th century B.C. was partly excavated. An early Christian Basilica (5th century A.D.) had been built above the temple.
The most important monuments of the site are:
The ancient walls.
The ancient temple and the Early Christian Basilica.
The site is situated at the plain east of the modern village Hotousa and is surrounded by walls of late Classical or Hellenistic date. Around the area dated to the historic period, on the site 'Agios Georgios' and 'Kouroupa', there are remains of prehistoric settlement. In the plain of Hotousa-Kandela there are also remains of the earthen bank of Kaphyates and prehistoric catabothre.
The first excavations were undertaken by the director of the ephorate Dr. Th. Spyropoulos during the last decade. An ancient temple, dated to the 4th century B.C. was partly excavated. An early Christian Basilica (5th century A.D.) had been built above the temple.
The most important monuments of the site are:
The ancient walls.
The ancient temple and the Early Christian Basilica.

Info: Odysseus

(Odysseus, Greek Ministry of Culture)


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