Skarpheia (East Lokris) 27 Molos? - Σκάρφεια

Σκάρφεια - Skarpheia?, Archaic to Late Antique polis near Molos in Phthiotida Central Greece
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Works: 17
Latitude: 38.803000
Longitude: 22.656900
Confidence: Medium

Greek name: Σκάρφεια
Place ID: 388227PSka
Time period: ACHRL
Region: Central Greece
Country: Greece
Department: Fthiotida
Mod: Molos?

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Search for inscriptions mentioning Skarpheia? (Σκαρφε...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: In the 5th century AD this was an important entrepot port, where grain was stored, and an episcopal see. In the 6th century AD it was the main harbour of the Pentapolis. Serious damage was caused by the 551 earthquake. On the slopes of the acropolis hill are remains of a settlement with phases from the Early Christian period and contemporary pottery.
Wikidata ID: Q3475188

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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


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