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    PIRAEUS - Votsi St.-6096
    Piraeus, Votsi St. 15 (property of Euag. Giannakopoulou). Maria Petritaki(???' ????) reports on the discovery of a section of the 4th c. B.C. Mounichia fortifications (Figs. 1, 2, 3). Specifically, a 13.50 m. stretch of the fortification wall was found and a square tower. The latter measures 5.50x5.15 m. A gate opening measuring 1.70 m. in width was found next to the tower. Both the fortification wall and the tower are constructed with limestone in the emplekton technique. Isodomic masonry was used for the outer faces of the walls of the tower. Finally, the fortification wall has three openings for drainage (Fig. 3). At a short distance from the fortifications was discovered part of the fill for the nearby shipsheds (ADelt 56-59, 443-444). Finds from the area include sherds from Classical
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