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Archaeological Site of Echinos

Last Update: Aug 2009
Archaeological site ACHINOS , FTHIOTIDA , GREECE

Archaeological Site of Echinos - Overview

   It lies οn a knoll to the north of modern settlement (Achinos). Isodomic fortification wall is identified with the fortification of ancient Echinous and dates to the 4th century B.C. Additions to it are dated in the reign of Justinian. A tower to the east is well preserved whereas traces of another one as well as the entrance are visible to the north.

Archaeological Site of Echinos - Map

Executives & Departments

  • Archaeological service:, Tel.: 22310 29992, 22310 46106, Fax: 22310 46106
    14th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Lamia

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Archaeological site

Art & culture

Visiting Information • Free admission • Non-organized archeological site • Site always open
Ancient city • Classical period, 480-323 BC
Ancient monuments • Walls / Classical period, 480-323 BC • Houses / Middle Helladic period, 2000-1600 BC / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC / Roman period, 31 BC-AD 324 • Tombs / Mycenaean civilization, 1600-1100 BC
Ancient sanctuary • Sanctuary of local heroes (Heroon)

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