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Excavations at Azoria, 2003-2004, Part I: The Archaic Civic Complex
  • Donald C. Haggis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Margaret S. Mook, Iowa State University
  • Rodney D. Fitzsimons, Trent University
  • C. Margaret Scarry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Lynn M. Snyder, Smithsonian Institution
  • Manolis I. Stefanakis, University of the Aegean
  • William C. West, III, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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his article constitutes the first of two reports on fieldwork conducted at Azoria in eastern Crete during the 2003 and 2004 excavation seasons. The focus of excavation was on the South Acropolis, where buildings of Archaic date (7th-early 5th century b.c.) suggesting public or civic functions have come to light. The complex includes a possible andreion on the west slope, a cult building on the terrace south of the peak, and storerooms and kitchens associated with a monumental public building on the southwest terrace. A 3rd-century b.c. dump on the southeast slope provides important information about the limited reoccupation of the site in the Hellenistic period.

This article is from Hesperia 76 (2007): 243–321. Posted with permission.

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Donald C. Haggis, Margaret S. Mook, Rodney D. Fitzsimons, C. Margaret Scarry, et al.. "Excavations at Azoria, 2003-2004, Part I: The Archaic Civic Complex" Hesperia Vol. 76 Iss. 2 (2007) p. 243 - 321
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