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Excavators find archive room at Zominthos palace complex on Crete

September 28, 2019 - General

The archives of the palace of Zominthos on the plateau of Mount Psiloritis on Crete were discovered at the sprawling site during this year’s excavation season, the Ministry of Culture said on Thursday.

Credit: Hellenic Ministry of CultureThe archives area is identified on the basis of a clay tablet in the hieroglyphics of Linear A, which lists 217 three-footed vessels. “The tablet looks like a ledger, definitely comprising a list of…

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