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Archaeological site of Kastelli

During the excavations for the construction of the High school of Kastelli in 1979, the Ephorate of Antiquities in Heraklion was informed of the existence of vessels around the area There were all samples of pottery of the Old Minoan period, dating from the second phase of the Middle Minoan period (about 1900 BC) and well hidden in a crypt. The archaeological site lies in the low hill of Kastelli, underneath the current settlement and it involves parts of an enlarged Minoan settlement that lies in an area of 100 acres.

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