Keros Island, Greece; the earliest maritime sanctuary in the world and its magnificent finds

Archaeologists from the University of Cambridge, the Ephorate of the Cyclades and the Cyprus Institute have completed their four-year programme of excavations at the settlement adjoining the prehistoric sanctuary on Keros in the Cycladic Islands of Greece, the earliest maritime sanctuary in the world (2750-2240BC). Continue reading “Keros Island, Greece; the earliest maritime sanctuary in the world and its magnificent finds”

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Sophisticated prehistoric finds in Dhaskalio, Keros island, Greece

An important excavation for global archaeology was completed a few days ago (Note: October 2018) in the heart of the Aegean Sea. The excavation, conducted by a research team headed by archaeologists from the University of Cambridge, the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Cyclades and the Cyprus Institute, concerned the islet of Dhaskalio, unknown to the public at large, on the most western peninsular of Keros, an uninhabited island in the Cyclades. Continue reading “Sophisticated prehistoric finds in Dhaskalio, Keros island, Greece”

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