As is usual when we present our excavation sites, we offer you several levels of approach to the site of Malia. You may choose any one, according to your prior knowledge of the subject, or work your way through them at your leisure.


Tp precede more specific discussions,


Two pages of general introduction:

In more detail

The chapters below will give you a more exact idea of the chronology of the excavations at Malia, as well as of the research programmes that are currently underway.

In the bibliography, you will find the reference works necessary for acquiring a deeper knowledge of the site of Malia.



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Karyotes, property of Agg. Georgakis, Lefkada
Karyotes, property of Agg. Georgakis, Lefkada. Vivian Staikou (ΛΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of 31 graves.

Of the graves, 17 were pits, 4 sarcophagi, 6 tiled roof graves, 3 pithos graves, and one clay larnax, with no regular formation between one another (Fig. 1). The depth of graves ranged between a few centimetres to 1.30m. The majority of graves were dated by pottery grave goods (skyphoi,...
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