Throne of Phalasarna, Crete

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Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 18 May 2019

In the area of the necropolis of the ancient harbour city of Phalasarna stands a two-metre high Hellenistic throne carved from stone which has been interpreted as a throne dedicated possibly to Poseidon, since Phalasarna was a maritime city.

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About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, May 18). Throne of Phalasarna, Crete. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10678/throne-of-phalasarna-crete/

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Raddato, Carole. "Throne of Phalasarna, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 18, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10678/throne-of-phalasarna-crete/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Throne of Phalasarna, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 May 2019. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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