Limenoscope - Ancient Hellenic Ports
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Corinth - Kechreae
 
 
 

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Main features
Region Saronic Gulf  
Use Commercial  
Prosperity period (centuries) 1st A.D. - 6th A.D.  
Existence of contemporary port Yes  
Findings on site Yes  
General description
 
Technical features
Construction period (centuries) 1st A.D. - 6th A.D.  
Port configuration Artificial Harbour, Outer Harbour  
Port basin size 30000 m2 
Main wind direction NW
Port land area km2 
Port entrance  
Change of sea surface elevation 2 m 
Sedimentation Yes  
Outer port structures Moles
Inner port structures Quays, Wharves  
Land facilities Lighthouses, Store Buildings, Shops, Temples, Stoes  
Construction method  
Neotectonic history Sink  
Shore line displacement Silting  
Function and operations
 
Sources
References in ancient literature  
Related researches Archeological  
Findings in museums Yes  
Other references  
Protection regime  
Author Theotokis Theodoulou  
Editor Theotokis Theodoulou  
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