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Melos (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 10, 2016 12:48 PM History
Melos is a volcanic island in the Cyclades and in prehistoric times served as an important source of obsidian in the Aegean Sea. Substantial remains of Bronze Age and Greco-Roman civilizations have been excavated on the island.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 58 G4 Melos Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Melos Is.

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G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II, R. Talbert, Arthur De Graauw, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Melos (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 24 May 2019]

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