Limenoscope - Ancient Hellenic Ports
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Lesvos - Pyrra
 
 
 

 
Main features
Region Aegean sea  
Use Not defined  
Prosperity period (centuries) 4th B.C. - 2nd B.C.  
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
Port land area km2 
Port entrance  
Change of sea surface elevation
Sedimentation Yes  
Outer port structures Breakwaters
Inner port structures No  
Land facilities Shipsheds  
Construction method  
Neotectonic history Sink  
Shore line displacement Silting  
Function and operations
 
Sources
References in ancient literature  
Related researches None  
Findings in museums No  
Other references  
Protection regime  
Author Yiannis Kourtzellis  
Editor Theotokis Theodoulou  
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