Funerary stele depicting a woman wearing traditional Illyrian clothing, 2nd century BC, from the Museum Of Apollonia near the Ardenica monastery in Fier, Albania. The museum was opened in 1958 to display artefacts found at the nearby Greek Illyrian archaeological site of Apollonia. Apollonia was an ancient Greek city in Illyria, founded in 588 BC by Greek colonists from Corfu and Corinth. It flourished in the Roman period and declined from the 3rd century AD when its harbour was silted up due to an earthquake. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Funerary stele depicting a woman wearing traditional Illyrian clothing, 2nd century BC, from the Museum Of Apollonia near the Ardenica monastery in Fier, Albania. The museum was opened in 1958 to display artefacts found at the nearby Greek Illyrian archaeological site of Apollonia. Apollonia was an ancient Greek city in Illyria, founded in 588 BC by Greek colonists from Corfu and Corinth. It flourished in the Roman period and declined from the 3rd century AD when its harbour was silted up due...
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