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Located to the northwest of the Acropolis is the ancient cemetery as well as the old potters' quarter. It was also the area that prostitutes lived and worked. It was just to the north of the old city wall.

The modern word 'ceramics' comes from kerameikos.

Last modified 8/7/16; posted 1/27/12; original content © 2016, 2012 John P. Nordin