Limenoscope - Ancient Hellenic Ports
_MAP        _HARBOURS        _BACKGROUND        _CONTACT        Ελληνική έκδοση

Lesvos - Antissa

Main features
Region Aegean sea  
Use Not defined  
Prosperity period (centuries) 4th B.C. - 2nd B.C.  
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 m2 
Main wind direction
Port land area km2 
Port entrance  
Change of sea surface elevation 1.5 m 
Sedimentation Yes  
Outer port structures Moles
Inner port structures Basins  
Land facilities Uknown  
Construction method  
Neotectonic history Unknown  
Shore line displacement Silting  
Function and operations
References in ancient literature  
Related researches Archeological  
Findings in museums No  
Other references  
Protection regime  
Author Yiannis Kourtzellis  
Editor Theotokis Theodoulou  
© copyright - National Technical University of Athens_Sponsors