Crete. Emerging cities: Aptera – Εleutherna – Knossos
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Crete. Emerging cities: Aptera – Εleutherna – Knossos

Crete. Emerging cities: Aptera – Εleutherna – Knossos

The exhibition outlines the life of three cities, Aptera, Eleutherna and Knossos, from their founding and development, to their abandonment and rediscovery through recent archaeological investigation and excavation.


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Museum of Cycladic Art

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Museum of Cycladic Art

Approximately 500 artefacts, some newly excavated, others from old excavations, but which were never presented to the public before, represent these three important cities of hekatompolis Crete. Some of these artefacts illustrate personified narratives.

Phone: (+30) 210 7228321 - 3

Email: museum@cycladic.gr

Website: https://cycladic.gr/


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Crete. Emerging cities: Aptera – Εleutherna – Knossos

1. Pyxis

1 Story

2. Linear B tablet

1 Story

3. Inscribed lead sling bullets

1 Story

4. Vessel in the form of a Siren

1 Story

5. Group of Artemis and Apollo

1 Story

6. Red Figure pelike

1 Story

7. Funerary relief

1 Story

8. Female figurine

1 Story

9. Figurine of a eunuch

1 Story

10. Plaque

1 Story

11. Statue of Aphrodite

1 Story

12. Lamp in the form of a panther

1 Story

13. Phallus-shaped aryballos

1 Story

14. Bowl

1 Story

15. Cheese grater

1 Story

16. Censer

1 Story

17. Amphora

1 Story

18. Carbonized wheat grains

1 Story

19. Jug

1 Story

20. Linear B tablet

1 Story

21. Small pyxis with lid

1 Story

22. Jug with zoomorphic spout

1 Story

23. Pithos

1 Story

24. Kernos

1 Story

25. The Herakles Krater

1 Story

26. Tall-necked lamps

1 Story

27. Seals

1 Story

28. Bronze fals of the Emir of Crete

1 Story

29. Inscribed ivory object

1 Story

30. Sword

1 Story

31. Head of a bearded male

1 Story

32. Figurine of Isis and child

1 Story

33. Male figurine

1 Story

34. Rhyton in the form of a bull’s head

1 Story