: Akça
: Turkey
: The Pontos, Northeastern Turkey
: 41° 18’ N, 39° 29’ E
: Byzantine
:

Ak├ža [Grk: Kordyle] is an impressive late Byzantine fortress with a keep-like tower.  This site once guarded the coastal highway west of Trabzon.

 

Ref: Pontos, pp. 198-201, 261-263; Byzantine, p. 158, fig. 34.

 

Additional photos are in the references above.

(Site description written and references compiled by Robert W. Edwards)

: Kordyle, Akca, Κορδύλη


Site Album Images Description Author Year Cultures
Ai
1
Site Plan(s)
Robert W. Edwards
1983
Byzantine
1
Color Transparencies
Robert W. Edwards
1983
Byzantine