Belongs to the period from the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic period and is located in Cape Tripiti between Sougias and Ag Roumeli. The Pikilassos was an independent city and falls in Elyros. In the city discovered inscriptions testify to the existence of a temple dedicated to Serapis, ellinoaigiptiakou chthonic god. Also discovered tombs carved in the rocks. Ptolemy calls the city Poikilassion. In the 3rd century BC was a member of the 'League of Orio', a federation of mountain towns where members enjoyed independence, but had common internal and foreign policy. This federation is composed of the cities Lissos Syia, Pikilassos, Tarra Hyrtakina and Elyros.

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