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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: P.O. Spann
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 09, 2018 12:01 PM History
Sexi/Saxetanum (modern Almuñécar) was a Phoenician colony established ca. 800 BC that eventually became a Roman one (Sexi Firmum Iulium).

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settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 27 B5 Sexi/Saxetanum

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Almuñécar

The original phase of the extensive fish-salting factory at Almuñécar dates to the fourth century B.C. and was built under Punic influence. The factory was later re-vamped during the Roman period. The fish products from Almuñécar were highly prized.










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P.O. Spann, DARMC, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Sexi/Saxetanum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 21 April 2018]

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