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  • 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.


    Discovery

    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.

     

     

    ARCHIMAGE : The latest pictures

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    Thasos - Acropole ; Athénaion (sanctuaire d'Athéna), GTh 65 - L10034-021

    rempart sanctuaire, mur, trace, rocher, parement externe Matériau : marbre,
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    TAVROS - OSE-6106
    Tavros, OSE works, Konstantinoupoleos St. Maria Petritaki (???' ????) reports on the discovery of antiquities dating from the end of the 8th c. B.C. until Late Roman times (Fig. 1). Specifically, a road, a cemetery and a farmstead were found. The road dates from the 5th c. B.C. to the Hellenistic period. It was excavated for 58.5 m. and has retaining walls on both sides. Three consecutive road surfaces were identified made of sand, pebbles and small stones. Wheel ruts were preserved on parts of the road. The cemetery lies next to road and has a peribolos wall made with rubble. It dates from the Late Geometric to the 5th c. B.C. and includes 23 burials: 15 pyres, 4 cremations in pithoi, 1 terracotta larnax, 2 pit graves and a burial in a pithos (Fig. 2). The earliest burials date to the la
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