Limenoscope - Ancient Hellenic Ports
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Lesvos - Mytilini (South harbour)


Main features
Region Aegean sea  
Use Military  
Prosperity period (centuries) 4th B.C. - 7th A.D.  
Existence of contemporary port Yes  
Findings on site Yes  
General description
Technical features
Construction period (centuries) 4th B.C.  
Port configuration Artificial Harbour, Outer Harbour  
Port basin size m2 
Main wind direction S
Port land area km2 
Port entrance  
Change of sea surface elevation
Outer port structures Breakwaters
Inner port structures Canals, Basins  
Land facilities Defence Structures  
Construction method  
Neotectonic history  
Shore line displacement Unknown  
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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