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Archaeological Site of Alai

Last Update: Aug 2009
Archaeological site, Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Monuments THEOLOGOS , FTHIOTIDA , GREECE

Archaeological Site of Alai - Overview

   Akropolis 1 km northwest of modern village. Stretches of polygonal and isodomic fortification wall are preserved (in use from 6th century BC - reign of Justinian). Temple and altar dedicated to Athena, remains of a Neolithic settlement and kiln, ruins of Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic period as well as foundations of a Byzantine church dedicated Mary have been attested.
   The site was excavated by the American School of Classical Studies between 1911 and 1935. Archaelogical activity resumed in years 1990 - 1992. The excavated area has been expropriated and fenced. Small - scale restoration has taken place.

Archaeological Site of Alai - Map

Executives & Departments

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

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Archaeological site

Art & culture

Ancient city  
Ancient monuments • Walls • Houses • Altars • Temples
Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Monuments

Art & culture

Visiting Information • By appointment
Settlement • Byzantine period, AD 324-1453
On site monuments • Churches / Early Byzantine period, AD 324-610 / Late Byzantine period, AD 1204-1453 • Mosaics / Byzantine period, AD 324-1453 • Tombs / Byzantine period, AD 324-1453

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