(Üç Tepeler) Turkey.
30 km NW of Smyrna. Founded, according to Diodoros
(15.18; cf. 92), by the Persian Tachos. After his death
it passed into the possession of the Klazomenians, who
obtained it by a trick against the Kymaians. Laukai supported the pretender Aristonikos after 133 B.C. and was
used by him as a base (Strab. 646). The coins, with the
normal type of a swan (as at Klazomenai), are exclusively of the 4th c. B.C.
Üç Tepeler lies in a prohibited zone and cannot normally be visited. The site, formerly on a headland, is
now some distance from the sea. Available reports suggest that little is now to be seen apart from some remains
of a circuit wall of Classical date.
D. Magie, Roman Rule in Asia Minor
(1950) 1035; G. E. Bean, Aegean Turkey
G. E. BEAN