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[Corinth Monument] Acrocorinth

Acrocorinth (575 meters high) was described by the Roman historian Polybius as one of the “fetters of Greece” because it controlled not only the route across the Isthmus, but also the pass between the ...

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[Corinth Monument] Acrocorinth Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore

Excavations on the north slopes of Acrocorinth in the 1960’s and 70’s revealed a mass of small dining rooms both above and below and ancient road leading to Acrocorinth. They were arranged in parallel ...

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[Corinth Monument] Acrocorinth, North Slope

In 1960, several Late Roman graves were excavated adjacent to the road to Acrocorinth by Henry Robinson.

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[Corinth Monument] Aetopetra

Aetopetra is a hill (225x100m) located 3km west of Ancient Corinth, 1.6km east of Longopotamos, on the 92nd km mark of the Athens-Patras highway. Blegen observed pottery (EH, MH, and LH) and house walls ...

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[Corinth Monument] Aghioi Theodoroi

A village to the east of the Isthmus. Northwest of the city of Ag. Theodoroi, in 1961, archaeologists unearthed the ruins of ancient Krommyona. Important discoveries were made like a statue of Apollo, ...

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[Corinth Monument] Agios Basilios

A village located 25 km south of Corinth. Archaeological excavations prove that the area around Ayios Vasilios has been settled since pre-historical times. Zygouries, west of Ayios Vasilios, was excavated ...

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[Corinth Monument] Agora south central

Excavations in this area of the forum were conducted in 1936-38. Charles Morgan, M. Folse, and M. Campbell supervised the work on the Central Shops, Bema, and the Underground Shrine.

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[Corinth Monument] Agora Southeast

Oscar Broneer and R. H. Howland excavated in this area of the forum in 1933-35. Key monuments that they uncovered include the Central Shops and the South Stoa.

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[Corinth Monument] Agora southwest

In this portion of the forum a major campaign of excavation was undertaken from 1933 to 1938. Later Henry Robinson renuwed investigations here in the late 1950's. In 1963 and 1965 C. K. Williams, II ...

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[Agora Monument] Aiakeion

Religious Unknown Limestone Poor, foundations only. Immediately to the east are the poor remains of a large square enclosure, open to the sky and measuring about 30 meters on a side. Built in the early ... Late 6th B.C.

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[Agora Monument] Altar and Sanctuary of Aphrodite Ourania

Religious, Altar Unknown Island Marble, Limestone Interior Fair, half of superstructure minus cap stones ... Late 6th B.C.

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[Agora Monument] Altar of Ares

Altar, Religious Unknown Unknown Poor, cutting only ... 5th B.C. 1st A.D.

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[Agora Monument] Altar of the Twelve Gods

Religious Peisistratos the Younger Limestone Fair, foundations and sill and paving preserved ... 550-500 B.C.

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[Agora Monument] Altar of Zeus Agoraios

Altar, Religious Unknown Pentelic Marble Fair, several blocks preserved ... 4th B.C.

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[Corinth Monument] Amphitheater

A large oval depression (79 meters long x 52 meters wide) in the fields 1.2 kilometers east-north-east of the Temple of Apollo is a remnant of the Roman amphitheater. A broad gap probably marks the Porta ...

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[Corinth Monument] Anaploga

Anaploga was the old name of the hamlet one kilometer southwest of the main archaeological site. The place is known today as Agioi Anargyroi. ASCSA director Henry Robinson undertook several small-scale ...

[Corinth Monument] Anaploga Sanctuary

ASCSA director Henry Robinson undertook several small-scale excavations in the vicinity of Anaploga during the early 1960’s. One of these exposed a Roman house with ornate later 1st or 2nd century A.D ...

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[Corinth Monument] Ancient Corinth

Corinth was a city-state on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece, roughly halfway between Athens and Sparta. ASCSA excavations began ...

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[Agora Monument] Approach to the Agora from the Dipylon Gate

Entrance Unknown Limestone, Marble Fair, foundations and stylobate ... Roman

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[Corinth Monument] Apsidal Temple (Temple B)

A single course of foundation blocks are all that remain of this building with its west facing apse and facade opening toward the road to Lechaion and Peirene. A round base is located within the walls ...

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[Agora Monument] Aqueduct

Hydraulic Unknown Concrete Rubble, Brick Fair, traces of piers ... 2nd A.D.

[Corinth Monument] Argive Heraion

The Heraion of Argos is an ancient sanctuary in Argos, Greece. It was part of the greatest sanctuary in the Argolid, dedicated to Hera, whose epithet "Argive Hera" appears in Homer's works. The memory ...

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[Corinth Monument] Argolid

A county in the Peloponnese.

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[Agora Monument] Arsenal

Arsenal, Military, Storage Athenian Demos Limestone Poor, foundations only ... 3rd B.C.

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[Corinth Monument] Asklepieion

The sanctuary of Asklepios is located in what was probably considered a healthy location on the north side of the city close to a supply of fresh spring water. It incorporated hospital facilities. The ...

[Corinth Monument] Athena Trench

An early trial trench between the Theater and the Temple of Apollo that sought to find the Sanctuary of Athena Chalinitis.

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[Corinth Monument] Athenian Agora

The ancient market place of Athens.

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[Corinth Monument] Athikia

A village in the Corinthia 15 km south of New Corinth.

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[Corinth Monument] Babbius Monument

The Babbius Monument is a circular monopteros on a podium dating to the early 1st century A.D. It consisted of eight Corinthian columns arranged in a circle supporting an epistyle and a conical roof. It ...

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[Agora Monument] Basilica

Civic Unknown Limestone, Concrete, Marble Poor, foundations and part of floor ... 2nd A.D.

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[Agora Monument] Bath at Northwest Foot of the Areopagus

Hydraulic Unknown Limestone, Marble, Concrete Rubble Fair, foundations and lower parts of walls, paved floors ... 2nd B.C. to 6th A.D.

[Corinth Monument] Baths of Aphrodite

This was the name given, from the 19th century on, to a spring and cave in the former pleasure garden of the Ottoman Beys’ palace. It is located due north of the Forum on the line of the Lechaion Road ...

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[Corinth Monument] Baths of Eurykles

Pausanias calls a bath beyond Peirene on the Lechaion Road the most famous of the many baths in Corinth. Near the entrance stood statues of Poseidon, Leucothea, Palaimon on a dolphin and Artemis hunting ...

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[Corinth Monument] Baths of Hadrian

The masonary ruins of this bath stand several meters above ground to the north of the theater.

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[Agora Monument] Belvedere (Plan of the Agora)

Informational ASCSA Concrete Excellent ... Modern

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[Agora Monument] Bema

Speaker's Platform Unknown Conglomerate Poor, foundations only ... 150-100 B.C.

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[Corinth Monument] Bema

The Bema was a complex marble structure dating from the middle of the 1st century A.D. which dominated the face of the terrace of the Upper Forum at Corinth. It took the form of an open propylon with a ...

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[Agora Monument] Boundary Stones of the Agora

Boundary Marker Unknown Parian Marble Excellent, displayed in Agora Museum. Inscribed marble posts were used to mark the entrances to the Agora wherever a street led into the open square. Two have been ... ca. 500 B.C.

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[Corinth Monument] Building II

One of four classical buildings south of the race course.

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[Corinth Monument] Captives' Facade

An ornate two story facade located in front of the early basilica flanks the Lechaion Road between the North Shops and the Monumental Gate. The upper story consisted of a row of six larger-than-life-size ...

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[Agora Monument] Cemetery of the Geometric Period

Funerary Unknown Stone Reburied, originally undisturbed ... 8th to 6th B.C.

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[Corinth Monument] Centaur Bath

The Centaur Bath was built in late 5th century B.C. and abandoned in the late 4th century B.C. The preserved remains of this bath include a furnace room, a network of waterpipes, a central room with a ...

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[Corinth Monument] Central Area

The area of the main archaeological site at Ancient Corinth.

[Corinth Monument] Central Shops

The central shops run from the Circular Monument to the Bema and from the Bema to the Doric colonnade extending from the West end of the South Stoa. The shops separated the Forum proper from the upper ...

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[Corinth Monument] Cheliotomylos

A hill named for the Mill of Tselios. It sits just outside the Classical city walls. Sherds mark the prehistoric inhabitation of the immediate area.

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[Corinth Monument] Chiliomodi

A village 15 km southwest of New Corinth.

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[Agora Monument] Church of Saint Dionysios

Religious Unknown Concrete Rubble Fair, foundations and some walls ... 6th to 7th A.D. 16th A.D.

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[Corinth Monument] Church of St. Paul

A byzantine church which was built directly upon the Bema.

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[Agora Monument] Church of the Holy Apostles

Religious Unknown Limestone, Brick and Mortar Fully restored. Several churches were removed following the excavation of the modern neighborhoods overlying the Agora. The Church of the Holy Apostles, because ... 11th A.D.

[Corinth Monument] Circular Building by Broneer House

A Roman monument 50 m west of the Odeium

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[Corinth Monument] Circular Monument

At the east end of the Central Shops, immediately to the south of the apheteria (starting lines) of the Classical and Hellenistic stadia (running tracks), the original Circular Monument may date to the ...

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[Corinth Monument] City Wall

The oldest portions of the City wall date from the late Geometric period. This early section was found at the edge of the terrace at the Potters’ Quarter about 1.5 kilometers west of the museum at Corinth ...

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[Agora Monument] Civic Offices

Civic Unknown Limestone, Conglomerate Poor, foundations only ... 2nd A.D.

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[Agora Monument] Crossroads Enclosure

Religious Unknown Limestone Good, most orthostates in situ ... Late 5th B.C.

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[Agora Monument] Crossroads Shrine

Religious Unknown Unknown Poor ... Roman

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[Corinth Monument] Decumanus

The main east-west road of the Roman city of Corinth.

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[Corinth Monument] Delphi

Delphi is both an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. In myths dating to the classical period of Ancient Greece (510-323 ...

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[Corinth Monument] Diolkos

The Diolkos was a paved trackway near Corinth in Ancient Greece which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Isthmus of Corinth. The shortcut allowed ancient vessels to avoid the long and dangerous ...

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[Corinth Monument] Dump of excavation

The site procured by the ASCSA in the early 1900s to place the soil removed from the excavations. Agios Athanasios used to stand on the spot which is north of the Central Area and east of the Theater ...

[Corinth Monument] Early Excavations

Early excavators sunk dozens of strip trenches around Ancient Corinth in the first years of the excavation in an attempt to understand the topography of the ancient city.

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[Agora Monument] East Building

Commercial Unknown Limestone Fair, foundations and lower parts of walls, marble chipped floor. Running southward from the east end of the Middle Stoa is the East Building. Its eastern half takes the form ... Mid 2nd B.C.

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[Corinth Monument] East of Theater

A series of buildings flanking the street descending the terrace immediately to the east of the theater was excavated in the 1980’s by C. K. Williams II. Two of the buildings (Buildings 1 and 3) were food ...

[Corinth Monument] East Stoa, west of Lechaion Road

The East Stoa is the name early excavators gave to the Lechaion Road Basilica.

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[Agora Monument] Eleusinion

Religious Unknown Limestone, Marble Poor, foundations only ... 6th B.C.

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[Agora Monument] Eponymous Heroes

Civic, Notice Board, Statue Base Unknown Limestone, Marble Poor, sill of fence preserved and five blocks from superstructure, two marble crowning blocks not in situ. Across the street from the Metroon ... 350-300 B.C.

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[Corinth Monument] Forum

The Forum, lying at the heart of the Roman City was the commercial and administrative center of the city. Its orientation conforms to the surviving Classical and Hellenistic buildings, such as the South ...

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[Corinth Monument] Forum southwest

In the 1970's Charles Williams conducted excavations in this corner of the forum in which several Roman buildings were uncovered. Excavation continued to reveal a large portion of the pre-Roman city ...

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[Corinth Monument] Fountain of Poseidon

This fountain is one of several structures of the West Terrace Temples bounding the west side of the Forum.

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[Corinth Monument] Glauke

The fountain of Glauke, a large cubic mass of limestone, was formed when the surrounding bedrock was quarried away. Originally, the fountain was contained within a long limestone ridge running west from ...

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[Corinth Monument] Glauke West

West of Glauke in 2009 trenches were opened on the site of a proposed souvenir shop. The shop was never built.

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[Corinth Monument] Gonia

Plateau, 350x250m or 160x410m, 2km north of Examilia. Blegen excavated 23 trenches here for 18 days in August 1916. Houses of all periods of the BA were located. There were no Neolithic architectural ...