Moni Odigitria: A Prepalatial Cemetery and Its Environs in the Asterousia, Southern Crete (Prehistory Monographs)

This quantity offers the ultimate file at the excavation of 2 Prepalatial tholos tombs and their linked is still at Chatzinas Liophyto close to the Moni Odigitria (monastery) in south-central Crete. The grave items and burial continues to be contain pottery, steel gadgets, chipped stones, stone vases, gold and stone jewellery, sealstones, and human skeletal fabric. the result of the linked survey of the higher catchment of the Hagiopharango area also are stated. The publication finishes with a reappraisal of our figuring out of the early cost of the Hagiopharango and a Greek precis.

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