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The original site report detailing the discovery and first excavations at the Minoan settlement on Mochlos, Crete.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-521-6
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 292
Publication Date: Aug 4,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 34
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-521-6
$37.00
$22.20

Mochlos, an island off the coast of Crete, is home to one of the best preserved Minoan sites. It contains both a cemetary and a settlement representative of a more common class of Minoans than the palatial sites further up on the mainland. This is the original site report for this key archaeological dig and includes the process of its discovery and the first finds from the residential areas. This includes both color and black and white photographs of the ceramic finds, pictures and diagrams of the buildings in various stages of excavation, and pictures of the island itself. This article presents a view of the discovery and early excavation process of an early 20th century dig in a clear and interesting format and is an important piece of a key historical site.

Mochlos, an island off the coast of Crete, is home to one of the best preserved Minoan sites. It contains both a cemetary and a settlement representative of a more common class of Minoans than the palatial sites further up on the mainland. This is the original site report for this key archaeological dig and includes the process of its discovery and the first finds from the residential areas. This includes both color and black and white photographs of the ceramic finds, pictures and diagrams of the buildings in various stages of excavation, and pictures of the island itself. This article presents a view of the discovery and early excavation process of an early 20th century dig in a clear and interesting format and is an important piece of a key historical site.

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Richard Seager

  • EXCAVATIONS ON THE ISLAND OF MOCHLOS, CRETE, IN 1908 [PLATES VI-VIII] (page 5)