Sestos

Number: 11

Periods: LBA, A, C, R, Byz, IP

The ancient city is located on the northern shore of the Dardanelles and overbuilt by a Byzantine/Ottoman fortification whose ruins are still preserved. Surface finds date back to the 2nd mill. BCE. Since the Archaic up until Roman times, Sestos was an important city.

 

Literature: Höffeld 2009

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Latitude, Longitude: 40.213483, 26.388767