An archaeologist works at the Lower City excavation site at the Fanagoria reserve museum in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. Phanagoria was the largest ancient Greek city on the Taman peninsula, spread over two plateaus along the eastern shore of the Cimmerian Bosporus. The city was a large emporium for all the traffic between the coast of the Maeotian marshes and the countries on the southern side of the Caucasus, it was the eastern capital of the Bosporan Kingdom, with Panticapaeum being the western capital.
|Categories:||Social Issues, Human Interest|
|Feature:||Russia Ancient Town Phanagoria|
|Location:||Krasnodar region, Russia|
|Keywords:||museum, Medieval, Archaic Greek, Taman Bay, archaeology, remains, history, ancient city|