Archaeological Site of Kolona
Last Update: Aug 2014
The temple of Apollo, doric peripteral built by Aeginian limestone, is dated since 520-500 BC.
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Archaeological Site of Kolona - Overview
The prehistoric town (2500-1600 B.C.): During the Early Bronze Age (Protohelladic II) a developed walled settlement grew up on the site. Its most remarkable building is the so-called White House, a long two-storey construction, the walls of which were covered with white plaster. The town continued to flourish during the Middle Helladic and Early Mycenaean periods (2000-1600 B.C.).
The temple of Apollo (620-610 B.C.)
The Late Roman Wall of the Acropolis
An important town which flourished during much of the Bronze Age (2500-1600 B.C.). In archaic times a temple of Apollo was erected on the site. The one remaining column that stands to date has given the area its name.
The main monuments and architectural complexes of the archaeological site are:
Archaeological Site of Kolona - Map
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- Archaeological service:, Tel.: 210 4180972, Fax: 210 4180921
26th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Piraeus
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|Visiting Information ||• Admission fee • Fixed hours • Organized archeological site |
|Ancient monuments ||• Temples / Archaic period, 700-480 BC |
|Acropolis ||• Ancient historical times, 1050 BC- AD 324 |
|Ancient sanctuary ||• Sanctuary of Apollo |
|Prehistoric settlement ||• Bronze Age, 3200-1050 BC |
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