Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete

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Carole Raddato
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published on 14 May 2019
Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete

The Eleutherna Bridge on Crete is a well-preserved Hellenistic corbel arch bridge with a single span of 3.95 m. It was built with large limestone blocks in dry masonry around 330 - 367 BCE when a major construction project took place at Eleutherna.


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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, May 14). Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10628/

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Raddato, Carole. "Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10628/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2019. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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