Limenoscope - Ancient Hellenic Ports
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Lesvos - Mytilini (N. harbour)


Main features
Region Aegean sea  
Use Commercial  
Prosperity period (centuries) 4th B.C. - 7th A.D.  
Existence of contemporary port No  
Findings on site Yes  
General description
Technical features
Construction period (centuries) 4th B.C.  
Port configuration Artificial Harbour, Outer Harbour  
Port basin size 20 m2 
Main wind direction NE
Port land area km2 
Port entrance  
Change of sea surface elevation
Outer port structures Breakwaters
Inner port structures Basins, Canals  
Land facilities Stoes, Defence Structures, Lighthouses  
Construction method  
Neotectonic history Unknown  
Shore line displacement Silting  
Function and operations
References in ancient literature  
Related researches None  
Findings in museums No  
Other references  
Protection regime  
Author Theotokis Theodoulou  
Editor Theotokis Theodoulou  
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