Haliartos Excavation 1926
Excavation at this site was primarily to test the possibilities of the site, with the primary result being the discovery of an unknown sanctuary on the site's Acropolis. The Acropolis, which is roughly rectangular, proved to have remains of fortification-walls of five distinct styles, the earliest being of the Mycenaean period, and the latest of uncertain date, perhaps Roman Imperial, or even later. The intermediate styles appear only in patches, sometimes replacing, sometimes built on top of, an earlier wall. The Sanctuary area, situated close to the highest point of the Acropolis, could not be fully cleared with the time and means at the excavator's disposal. So far there have come to light considerable portions of a peribolos- wall, of polygonal masonry, in the form of a flattened semicircle, whose greatest length is about 36 metres, and the foundations of the west end of the temple which it enclosed, consisting of four courses of massive limestone blocks, which shew the width of the temple to have been just over seven metres.
Active in 1926.
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