Area archeologica di Caulonia
Italia - Calabria - RC - Monasterace
 
Tipologia
Archaeological Assets
 
Descrizione
The archaeological area of Caulonia was discovered by the archaeologist Paolo Orsi in the early 1900s. The Greek colony of Kaulon was destroyed by the tyrant of Syracuse Dionysius I in 389 BC and rebuilt in the Hellenistic Period. Archaeological excavations carried out in 1912/13 unearthed the foundations of a Doric Temple dating back to the first half of the 5th century BC. During the 1980s, underwater archaeologist investigated ruins along the coast between the Assi river and the Doric temple. They are remains of Ionic columns dated to 480-470 BC.
 
 
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