Phytaion or Metapa? (Aitolia) 6 Palaiokhori Kapsorachiou - Φύταιον

Φύταιον - Phytaion/Metapa, 4th c. fortified acropolis with Hellenistic and later settement at Palaiokhori in Aitoloakarnania
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Latitude: 38.495400
Longitude: 21.611200
Confidence: High

Greek name: Φύταιον
Place ID: 385216UPhy
Time period: HRL
Region: West Greece
Country: Greece
Department: Aitolia-Akarnania
Mod: Palaiokhori Kapsorachiou

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Read summary reports on the recent excavations at Phytaion/Metapa in Chronique des fouilles en ligne – Archaeology in Greece Online.
Search for inscriptions mentioning Phytaion/Metapa (Φυται...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: fortified 4th c. acropolis, with tower built into a disused house, in abandoned village of Palaiokhori on the hill S of Kapsorachi. Identified by archaeologist V. Tsantila (2012) as Metapa, but also identified with Phytaion. Traces of settlement around the walls. 4th c. grave monument and Hellenistic cist grave excavated at Mourtos beside the lake, some traces visible.
Chronique des Fouilles link
Wikidata ID: Q16642654
Trismegistos Geo: 37613

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