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Aigaion Antron

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 18, 2020 02:06 PM History
A cave on Crete sacred to the Minoans that may be the Diktaean cave, the putative site of Zeus' birth in Greek mythology.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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sanctuary (religious center)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 D2 Aigaion Antron

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Psykhro/Diktaian cave

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J. Bennet, G. Reger, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Aigaion Antron: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 24 September 2020]

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