Aulis (Euboea) 137 Mikro Vathy/Ag. Nikolaos - Αυλίς

Αὐλίς - Aulis, Archaic sanctuary of Artemis and settlement at Mikro Vathy/Ag. Nikolaos on the mainland opposite Euboia, Central Greece
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Latitude: 38.433500
Longitude: 23.592500
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Greek name: Αὐλίς
Place ID: 384236UAul
Time period: ACHRL
Region: Central Greece
Country: Greece
Department: Evvoia
Mod: Mikro Vathy/Ag. Nikolaos

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Modern Description: The ancient city extended N of modern Vathy Avlidos.
A sanctuary of Artemis Aulidia near Mikro Vathy. Beneath the floor of the 5th-century BC temple an 8th-century BC apsidal building was found with Geometric pottery. E of the temple is the roofed 'sacred fountain' with steps. SW a Hellenistic complex of pottery workshops (3rd-2nd century BC) has been brought to light and near these a hospice (îåíὼí).
In Late Roman times (4th century AD) baths were built in the area of the temple. The sanctuary was destroyed in AD 396, during the Goth incursions. Finds from it (such as statues of Artemis and Hekate) are exhibited in the Thebes Archaeological Museum.

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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

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