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Praisos III: A report on the architectural survey undertaken in 1992

Whitley, Anthony James Monins, O'Conor, K. and Mason, H. 1995. Praisos III: A report on the architectural survey undertaken in 1992. Annual of the British School at Athens 90 , pp. 405-428. 10.1017/S0068245400016270

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Abstract

This is a report of an architectural survey of the site of Praisos in E. Crete, undertaken in 1992. A plan of ancient and modern features was produced, which included remains surviving above ground such as ancient walls, rockcuttings, cut blocks, and spolia, together with more detailed plans of features and concentrations of features. This documentation has been supplemented with photographs, elevation drawings, and descriptions of selected features, especially rock-cuttings. Rock-cut features, common on many Cretan sites, have rarely been described in detail or discussed properly; the article seeks to remedy this state of affairs to some extent. The remains seem to date to the Minoan, archaic, and late classical–hellenistic periods, particularly the last. Some historical conclusions are drawn.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
D History General and Old World > DF Greece
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 0068-2454
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 05:58
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/55238

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