Harbour Quay with Mooring Stones at Phalasarna, Crete

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Carole Raddato
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Harbour Quay with Mooring Stones at Phalasarna, Crete

The harbour of the Greek city of Phalasarna located in the middle of the west coast of Crete was constructed around 335 BCE and became an important naval trading and warfare centre. The harbour was ringed by stone quays with mooring stones, and connected to the sea through two artificial channels.

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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 16). Harbour Quay with Mooring Stones at Phalasarna, Crete. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10658/

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Raddato, Carole. "Harbour Quay with Mooring Stones at Phalasarna, Crete." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 16, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10658/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Harbour Quay with Mooring Stones at Phalasarna, Crete." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 May 2019. Web. 26 May 2020.

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