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Palaikastro, Crete

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 Jul 22, 2020 06:24 AM History
Palaikastro, located in eastern Crete, was an important trading center in antiquity, from the Bronze Age going forward.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/213924739

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Palaikastro is associated with the port of Itanos and with the nearby Minoan site of Roussolakkos near the Chiona beach. The so-called Palaikastro Kouros, a chryselephantine statue of the fifteenth century B.C., was discovered at Palaikastro.


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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Palaikastro, Crete: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/213924739> [accessed: 24 February 2021]

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