Monday, September 22, 2014
Roadworks reveal ancient city in Western Greece
The construction works for the new motorway Ionia Odos, in Messolonghi, western Greece, led to an important archaeological discovery.
The recently discovered archaeological site of Alikyrna near Missolonghi in western Greece [Credit: Protothema] The archaeological site of Alikyrnas stretches to many acres and includes an entire ancient city near Aghios Thomas in Messolonghi.
The Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Michael Chryssochoides visited the area and expressed his admiration for this great discovery.
According to sources in the Greek media, the first findings suggest an ancient urban center which crosses over to the Ionia Odos construction site.
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