Petsophas

Petsophas (Greek: Πετσοφάς Petsofas) refers to an ancient Minoan peak sanctuary located on the Greek island of Crete.

petsophas

Petsophas (Greek: Πετσοφάς Petsofas) refers to an ancient Minoan peak sanctuary located in the municipality of Sitia in the eastern part of the Greek island of Crete. The sanctuary, excavated by John L. Myres in 1903, was utilized from the Middle Minoan Phase MM I to the Late Minoan Phase SM I (approximately 2100–1460 BCE). It is situated in the hinterland of the Minoan settlement of Roussolakkos (Ρουσσόλακκος).

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    image: Reste des minoischen Gipfelheiligtums Petsophas auf dem gleichnamigen Berg Petsofas bei Palekastro, Gemeinde Sitia, Kreta, Griechenland. 2 September 2018. Olaf Tausch. CC1.0

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