Category: Site

Building CD- A Late Minoan III Communal Building?

Summary Excavated between 2007 and 2011, Building CD is one of the most impressive Postpalatial structures found on the island to date. It was erected on top of Buffo Hill, partly over Protopalatial and Neopalatial walls, and covers about 370 m², with more than 20 rooms. Its size, its distinctive architectural layout, and the archaeological […]

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The Prepalatial and Protopalatial cemetery at Sissi

Summary Even before excavation started, weathered human bones were identified on the seaward downhill terraces, leaving no doubt as to the presence of a cemetery. Excavation here under the direction of Ilse Schoep between 2007 and 2011 has identified and numbered no less than 30 rectangular compartments (Fig. 1). Overlooking the sea, these form a […]

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