Important Hellenistic harbor found in Acre

18.07.2012                      28.Tammus. 5772

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Important Hellenistic harbor found in Acre

Harbor was likely largest to country during Hellenistic period, contains large mooring stones, according to AA.

Archeologists have recently uncovered a bustling harbor active about 2,300 years ago at the foot of Acre’s southern seawall, the Antiquities Authority announced on Tuesday.
The harbor, which was probably operated for military purposes, was likely the largest and most important to the country during the Hellenistic period and contains large mooring stones that were probably used to secure sailing vessels, according to the authority….