Tomb of Themistokles

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Description

It is believed that some years after his death in exile at Magnesia, the bones of Themistokles were brought back to Athens. A tomb was then erected at the westernmost end of the Akte peninsula, at the entrance of the harbor of Kantharos. It consisted of a three steps platform supporting an unfluted Ionic column.

References

Camp, John M.; The Archaeology of Athens, Yale University Press, 2001, p. 62-63

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