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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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    Delphes - Sanctuaire d’Apollon - 54186

    ZONE SUPERIEURE DU SANCTUAIRE D’APOLLON
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    PALLENE, Kantza-6094
    Pallene, Kantza, Football pitch, (property of Kantza Emporiki Co.). Anna Plassara (B' ????) reports on the discovery of a settlement dating from the Neolithic to the Middle Helladic periods (Fig. 1). Neolithic settlement: 5 huts with stone paved floors and postholes were excavated (Fig. 2). In addition, deposit and storage pits were found containing seashells, obsidian blades and chips, and pottery sherds (Fig. 3). Small finds from the area include, apart from the aforementioned finds, an obsidian arrowhead, a white flint blade and stone axes (Fig. 4). Middle Helladic settlement: numerous stone-built structures (Figs. 5, 6) and 37 rock-cut pits were excavated. The structures contained obsidian blades and flakes, and grey-Minyan pottery sherds (Fig. 7). The latter were also found in the p
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