Aleria

commune in Haute-Corse, France

Aléria (Greek and Roman Alalia) is a commune in the Haute-Corse département of France, on the island of Corsica. It includes the easternmost point in Metropolitan France.

ArchaeologyEdit

Since 1950 the necropolis of Casabianda's is excavated and have revealed grave goods, from the Late Archaic period forwards, that include the finest works of art, in jewels, weapons, metalwares, bronze and ceramic plates and dishes in particular, Attic cups, and rhytons.

Medieval and modern historyEdit

As Latin Alalia, it was the capital of the Roman province of Corsica.

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