Ancient occupation
 
The first residential and funerary occupation on Anavlochos goes back to the end of the Late Minoan IIIB period (Table 1) and follows the desertion of the Minoan site at Sissi (figs 1-2). The abandonment of the settlement and cemetery of Anavlochos coincides with the rise of the nearby city-states of Milatos and Dreros. Cultic spaces remained in use until the Classical period, however.

 
Periods
Absolute dating (BC)
 
LATE BRONZE AGE
Late Minoan IIIA
Late Minoan IIIB
Late Minoan IIIC
Subminoan
1390-1330
1330-1200
1200-1100
1100-970
 
EARLY IRON AGE
Protogeometric
Early Geometric
Middle Geometric
Late Geometric
Proto-archaic
970-810
810-790
790-745
745-700
700-630
IRON AGE Archaic
Classical
630-480
480-323
 

Table 1: Timeline

 
 

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