Archaeological Site Of Vathypetro Archanes Crete
    Overview: The Minoan villa in Vathypetro was most likely the residence of a local ruler. Its architecture is comparable to that of a "Little Palace": it has a centra...
Archaeological Site Of Tylissos Crete
    Overview: The houses of Tylissos were built during the LM I period (16th-15th century B.C.). Additions were made on House A in the LM II (15th-14th century B.C.) and on House ...
Archaeological Site Of Phaistos Crete
    Overview: Phaistos was one of the most important centres of Minoan civilization and the most wealthy and powerful city in southern Crete. It was inhabited from the Neolithic p...
Archaeological Site Of Nirou Megaron
    Overview: Luxurious house, two storeys high, built of large ashlar blocks. The walls were strengthened by timber-frames and covered with a thick layer of plaster and marble sl...
Archaeological Site Of Malia Crete
    Overview: Human presence in Malia during the Neolithic period (6000-3000 B.C.) is attested only by potsherds, but habitation was continuous from the middle of the 3rd millenni...
Archaeological Site Of Levina Crete
    Overview: The first habitation of the site dates from the Neolithic and Early Minoan period (3rd millennium B.C.). In the late Classical period (beginning of the 4th century B...
Archaeological Site Of Knossos Crete
    Overview: Knossos is the site of the most important and better known palace of Minoan civilization. According to tradition, it was the seat of the legendary king Minos. The Pal...
Archaeological Site Of Gortyna Crete
    Overview: Gortyna was first inhabited at the end of the Neolithic period (3000 B.C.) and flourished much later, in the Late Minoan period (1600-1100 B.C.), when the villa with...
Archaeological Site Of Archanes Crete
    Overview: Excavations at Fourni have brought to light 26 buildings, most of which had funerary use. The cemetery was used from 2400 B.C. until 1200 B.C. and each complex had m...
Archaeological Site Of Amnissos Crete - Eileithyia's Cave
    Overview: Eileithyia was a goddess that protected childbirth and this cave was the most important place of her worship. According to tradition she was born by Hera inside this...
Archaeological Site Of Amnissos Heraklion Crete
    Overview: The first habitation in the area of Palaiochora (Amnissos) dates from the Middle Minoan period (19th century B.C.). The site is been reported as a-mi-mi-so in the Li...
Archaeological Site Of Agia Triada (Tympaki, Crete)
    Overview: Remains of a settlement and graves prove that the site was inhabited as early as the 3rd millennium B.C. In 2600-1700 B.C., the time of the heyday of the first (old)...
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