in the Bosporan kingdom, 5 km E of Mirmekion on the
N shore of the Black Sea and dating to the 5th c. B.C.
; 11.2). From the 5th c. B.C. to the 1st-2d
c. A.D. the settlement covered an area of 150 by 84.5
sq. m. Pottery and terracottas (busts of Kore) are from
Bosporan workshops of the 4th-3d c. Stamped amphorae
from Rhodes and Sinope dating to the 3d-2d c. have been
found. The Hermitage Museum contains material from the site.
V. V. Veselov, “Drevnie gorodishcha
v raione Siniagino (K voprosu o mestopolozhenii Parfeniia i Porfmiia),” Arkheologiia i istoriia Bospora
(1952) 227-37; E. G. Kastanaian, “Arkheologicheskaia
razvedka na gorodishche Parfenii v 1949 g.,” Bosporskie
, II [Materialy i issledovaniia po arkheologii
SSSR, No. 85] (1958) 254-65.
M. L. BERNHARD & Z. SZTETYŁŁO