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Spring with well inside the Lion Gate associated with the Cult of the Nymphs, refurbished by a Roman citizen of Butrint, Junia Rufina, in the 2nd century AD, Butrint, Chaonia, Albania. Butrint was founded by the Greek Chaonian tribe and was a port throughout Hellenistic and Roman times, when it was known as Buthrotum. It was ruled by the Byzantines and the Venetians and finally abandoned in the Middle Ages. The ruins at Butrint were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. Picture by...
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