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Sexi (Phoenician colony)

Sexi
Fábrica de salazón de pescado (Firmun Lulium Sexi). Piletas.jpg
Basins of a garum factory (Firmun Lulium Sexi).
Sexi (Phoenician colony) is located in Province of Granada
Sexi (Phoenician colony)
Location in the Province of Granada
Sexi (Phoenician colony) is located in Andalusia
Sexi (Phoenician colony)
Location in Andalusia
Sexi (Phoenician colony) is located in Spain
Sexi (Phoenician colony)
Location in Spain
LocationAlmuñécar, Spain
RegionAndalusia
Coordinates36°44′N 3°41′W / 36.733°N 3.683°W / 36.733; -3.683Coordinates: 36°44′N 3°41′W / 36.733°N 3.683°W / 36.733; -3.683
Part ofPhoenician colonies
History
Founded3rd century BC
Abandoned2nd century BC

Sexi (Punic: 𐤑‬𐤊‬𐤑‬, ṢKṢ),[1] also known as Ex,[2] was a Phoenician colony at the present-day site of Almuñécar on southeastern Spain's Mediterranean coast.

The Roman name for the place was Sexi Firmum Iulium. Alternative transcriptions of the Phoenician name of the city in Latin include Seks, Sex, Seksi and Sexsi.[3]

History

The ancient Phoenician settlement, whose earliest phases are unclear, was located southwest of the Solorius Mons (the modern Sierra Nevada mountain range). From the 3rd-2nd centuriesBC it issued a sizable corpus of coinage, with many coins depicting the Phoenico-Punic god Melqart on the obverse and one or two fish on the reverse, possibly alluding to the abundance of the sea and also a principal product of the area.[4] The Barrington atlas of the ancient world equates ancient Sexi with modern Almuñécar.[5]

References

Citations

  1. ^ Huss (1985), p. 560.
  2. ^ Aubet, María Eugenia (2005). Osborne, Robin; Cunliffe, Barry (eds.). Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC. Oxford, UK: OUP. p. 194. ISBN 9780197263259.
  3. ^ Ruiz Fernández, Antonio (1979). Almuñécar: en la antigüedad fenicia o 'Ex en el Ambito de Tartessos (in Spanish). Granada, Spain: Excma. Diputación Provincial, Instituto Provincial de Estudios y Promoción Cultural. p. 43. ISBN 9788450031171.
  4. ^ Meadow, A.; Purefoy, P. (2002). SNG BM Spain-British Museum 2: Spain; London, The British Museum Press. No.'s 404-425.
  5. ^ Richard J. A. Talbert et al (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World Princeton University Press. Map 27, B5.

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