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The Pseira Cemetery II: Excavation of the Tombs (Pseira VII) (Prehistory Monographs, Volume 6)

Richard B. Seager excavated the Minoan cemetery at Pseira in 1907, however the paintings used to be by no means released. The Temple collage excavations (1985–1994) less than the path of Philip P. Betancourt and Costis Davaras performed a thorough floor survey of the cemetery quarter, wiped clean and drew plans of all obvious tombs, and excavated tombs that had now not been formerly excavated. the result of the cemetery excavations at the small island off the northeast coast of Crete are released in volumes. Pseira VII offers the implications from the excavation and cleansing of the nineteen tombs that also exist on the Pseira cemetery. The cemetery is amazing for the range of its tomb varieties. Burials have been in cist graves outfitted of vertical slabs (a type with Cycladic parallels), in small tombs developed of fieldstones, in apartment tombs, and in jars. Burials have been communal, as is common in Minoan cemeteries. Artifacts integrated clay vases, stone vessels, obsidian, bronze instruments, jewellery, and different gadgets.

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