Archaeological sites on Amorgos

Ancient Arkesini

 

Ancient-Arkisini-AmorgosAncient Arkesini  is from 4th century BC. The tower of Agia Triada is the most important ancient monument on Amorgos. Even though the tower is half ruined it still dominates the plain standing beside the church with the same name. It is built from four large cornered blocks and protected the large rural population and the fertile expanses of the area.

Ancient Minoa

Ruins of Minoa AmorgosThe Ancient site of Minoa, at Moundoulia Hill, above the port of Katapola. It was one of the most important centers of human life and activity on the island throughout prehistoric times and was originally the summer residence of Cretan king Minos.
Enormous excavation project reveals evidence that the whole site of ancient Minoa was constantly populated at a high cultural level from the 10th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D.

Ancient Vigla Tholaria

Ancient-Vigla-TholariaAncient Vigla was the acropolis of ancient Aegialis and the biggest sculpture of the Cycladic Age was found in this area.

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