Keramikos: the ancient cemetery of Athens III

Keramikos was named after Keramos, son of god Dionysos and Ariadne, who was the hero of the potters. The area of Keramikos in ancient times was center of pottery industry of the time. Keramikos area hosted for many centuries the basic cemetery of Athens. The earliest tombs date from the Early Bronze Age (2700-2000 BC), and until approximately the 6th century AD (Early Christian period).

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You walk between ancient tombs and ruins of temples,  pass through the ruins of the two main gates of the city, and the feeling of sacred place is strong.

 see as well: Keramikos, the ancient cemetery of Athens I and II

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