Lemnos

Map of Greece and the AegeanIsland in the north-east Aegean, on the route to Troy. The location for an Athenian colony dispatched in the mid 5th century BC. A statue of Athena, made by Pheidias, was dedicated on the Athenian Acropolis to celebrate the founding of this settlement.

Above: Map of Greece and the Aegean © Beazley Archive, Ian Hiley