Phokaia (Ionia) 191 Foca - Φώκαια

Φώκαια - Phokaia, settlement of Asia Minor, modern Foca in Ionia (Aegean Turkey)
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Latitude: 38.670400
Longitude: 26.753200
Confidence: High

Greek name: Φώκαια
Place ID: 387268UPho
Time period: ACHRM
Region: Ionia
Country: Turkey
Department: Izmir
Mod: Foca

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Search for inscriptions mentioning Phokaia (Φωκα...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: The first inhabitants of Phocaea were Aeolians. It was colonized later by Ionians who came from Teos and Erythrae or Clazomenae. Phocaea founded important colonies in the W (Elaea / Velia in Italy and Massalia / Marseilles). In the area of the modern gymnasium architectural members from the poros temple of Athena (6th century BC) have been found (in the İzmır Archaeological Museum). In the environs, a Lycian funerary monument of the 4th century BC with a sarcophagus on a podium (Taş Kule) and a rock-cut tomb contemporary with it (Şeytan Hamami).

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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


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