Archaeologists discover harbour from Roman period

Monuments and harbour structures found at Lechaion

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Archaeologists are shedding light on a harbour from the Roman period.

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The University of Copenhagen and Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities archaeologists and geologists have discovered the Roman harbour at Lechaion, the main harbour town of ancient Corinth, Greece.

Findings from the discovery include harbour structures dating back to the 1st century AD when the Romans had recolonized Corinth.

There were also monuments built of five-tonne blocks and very rare extremely well-preserved organic finds.

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