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Lefkandi Heroon(?)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 19, 2022 07:40 AM History
Rescue excavations in 1980 documented the remains of an unusual funerary structure dated ca. 1000 to 950 BCE that contained a double human burial alongside a horse burial. The structure's scale (50 by 13.8 m) and nature have led some scholars to identify it as a heroon.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Lefkandi Heroon(?): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 16 June 2024]

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