• Name: Paul McLerran
  • Locations:Virginia, United States
  • View my complete profile
  • Archaeological digs worldwide,archaeology job opportunities,archaeological field schools,worldwide listings of archaeological digs and opportunities, latest archaeological discoveries,and archaeological travel tours.
  • Designed by:

  • Swank Web Style
  • Powered by Blogger
  • Blogwise - blog directory
Free Hit Counter

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Restoring Shops of Ancient Smyrna

The ancient Agora of Smyrna on the northern slopes of Mt. Pagos in present day Turkey was, at least for its time, the largest agora in the world. The agora was in operation since the founding of Smyrna by Alexander the Great in 333 B.C. New excavations at the ancient site will be conducted under the auspices of the Izmir Archaeology Museum, which include plans to restore four of the ancient stores known to exist within the agora complex and operate them as they functioned during their heyday. Another reason to visit Turkey some day.

Read More


Post a Comment

<< Home