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LAMBAGIANA (Philanoreia, Philanorion?) Argolis, Greece.

A valley W of the modern village of Phournoi in the S part of the region. It has been identified with the Philanoreia found in inscriptions; Pausanias mentions Philanorion. About 200 m from the Argolic Gulf, the watchtower of a small border fort is preserved to a height of several courses, with traces of adjoining structures. The large blocks of coursed polygonal masonry suggest a date in the late 5th or 4th c. B.C.


Paus. 2.36.3; M. H. Jameson, “Inscriptions of the Peloponnesos,” Hesperia 22 (1953)MI.


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