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Panagia Arkoudiotissa

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 Aug 02, 2016 06:37 AM History
The Arkoudiotissa Cave on Crete has been the site of ritual activity since activity. The cave's cultic association stesm from a rock formation that looks like a bear (Arkoudiotissa ("she-bear")).

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), cave

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 B1 Panagia Arkoudiotissa

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Panagia Arkoudiotissa, Gouverneto

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J. Bennet, G. Reger, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Panagia Arkoudiotissa: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 04 August 2020]

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