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  • Himara Cave
  • Himarё
  • Albania
  • Vlorë County
  • Bashkia Himarë
  • Bashkia e Himarës



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    MIBAC (Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Direzione Generale per i Beni Archeologici),

    ICCD (Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione) and

    AIAC (Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica).

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    • The cave at Himara is situated within a low limestone outcrop along Spilë beach in the middle of the modern town of Himara. It forms the largest of three adjacent cavities, located at the base of a low cliff c. 30 m high and 100 m from the present day shor... Read More
    • The investigations of 2003 along with those of the previous year, undertaken at the Himara cave, extended over an area of 3 × 2 m, comprising 6 trenches of 1 × 1 m. The excavation revealed new and significant data regarding the history of the Himara bay an... Read More
  • 6100 BC
  • 4500 BC
  • 1945 AD