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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 07, 2016 12:09 AM History
An archaic through Roman settlement located at the Armatova hill, west of Agrapidochori in Ileia in the Peloponnese.

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  • Pylos (750 BC - AD 300)


See Further:

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 58 B2 Pylos

Pylos in Elis is mentioned in Xenophon, Diodorus, Strabo, and Pausanias (see Coleman 1986, Appendix 1 for ancient testimonia). The site was excavated by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 1968 and 1970 under emergency conditions ahead of the anticipated flooding of the site due to dam construction. The excavation report (Coleman) was finally published in 1986.

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G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Pylos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 22 April 2018]

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