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  • The Anavlochos range is located in Crete, in the Mirambello region, where central Crete and eastern Crete meet. It consists of a long ridge of dolomitic limestone oriented north-west/south-east, which overlooks the village of Vrachasi, built on the southern slope. The site's natural defensive character and its strategic position have often been remarked on; to the north it dominates the city of Milatos and its coastal plain, and to the south it controls the gorge of Selinari, which goes down to the port of Sissi, where an important LM IIIA-B inhabited area has been under excavation since 2007 under the auspices of the Belgian School at Athens (director: J. Driessen). It is close to the urban centre of the city of Dreros, built to the east, where the Greek archaeological service and the FSA (directors: V. Zographaki and A. Farnoux) have been carrying out new research since 2008.

    Anavlochos and the Mirambello


     
    © EfA / F. Gaignerot-Driessen

     

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    Delphes - Sanctuaire d'Apollon - E1928

    Sujet : figure en ronde bosse face détail Matériau : marbre Décor : Antinoüs Technique : ronde bosse,
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

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    MOSCHATO - Chrysostomou St.-6098
    Moschato, Chrysostomou St. 117 (property of K. Kotseli). Maria Petritaki (???' ????) reports on the discovery of a 3rd-4th c. A.D. building (Figs. 1, 2). It has an E-W orientation, measures 7.40x5m., has two rooms, and was built with rubble, rooftiles and mortar. A bench was found in one room and a hearth in the other. The interior is covered with a destruction layer containing numerous roof tiles. It is thus evident that the building was roofed. Other finds from the building include plain ware sherds, fragments from beehives, glass sherds, animal bones and coins.
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