Sacred well, Hellenistic and Roman, near the Theatre in the Roman Forum, built after<br />
 Julius Caesar's designation of Butrint as a Roman colony in 1st century BC, Butrint, Chaonia, Albania. The Forum is a monumental open space used for public life, business and worship. It had 3 shrines to the North, is surrounded by porticoes and has a stone pavement. It was discovered by archaeologists in 2005. 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 Manuel Cohen

LC14_Albania_MC254.jpg

1 of 1

Sacred well, Hellenistic and Roman, near the Theatre in the Roman Forum, built after
Julius Caesar's designation of Butrint as a Roman colony in 1st century BC, Butrint, Chaonia, Albania. The Forum is a monumental open space used for public life, business and worship. It had 3 shrines to the North, is surrounded by porticoes and has a stone pavement. It was discovered by archaeologists in 2005. Butrint was founded by the Greek Chaonian tribe and was a port throughout Hellenistic and...
more »


Copyright © Manuel Cohen

7.3MB
5529x3665
Keywords:
color
color image
colour
colour image
day
exterior
horizontal
image
morning
outdoors
outside
photograph
photography
Southern Europe
Southern European
Albania
Albanian
Eastern Europe
Eastern European
Butrint
Butrinti
Buthrote
Buthrotum
Butrint National Park
Chaonia
Ksamil
Vlore
Sarande
Saranda
UNESCO
UNESCO World Heritage Site
history
heritage
tourism
travel
tourist attraction
site
archaeology
archaeological
archeology
archeological
Roman
Forum
1st century BC
building
architecture
arch
well
sacred well
entrance