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Guide to Cretan antiquities

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Published by Eptalofos S.A. in Athens, Greece .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Crete (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Crete (Greece) -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 365) and index.

      Statementby Costis Davaras.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF901.C82 D38 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 370 p. :
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1593641M
      ISBN 100815550448
      LC Control Number91125024

      Day 2: Athens & Santorini. No need to rush out of the hotel at the crack of dawn. You can probably get a mid- to late-afternoon boat to Santorini, your next stop, leaving time for a mid-morning visit to Athens’ National Archaeological Museum, with the world’s finest collection of Greek antiquities.(Depending on where you’re staying, you may want to walk at least part of the way there.


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The Guide to Cretan Antoquities is a book by Dr. Costis Davaras, Ephor of Antiquities for Eastern Crete, Director of the Archaeological Institute of Crete. Here is an important reference book for anyone interested in the history, culture, art and archeology of Crete.

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Contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete. Other periods of Cretan history are also covered, from the Neolithic to the Greco-Roman period.