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82-13A-002 Delos, House of the Hermes, partly rebuilt lower storeys from above (S) and side (SE)

Delos, House of the Hermes, partly rebuilt lower storeys from above (S) and side (SE) (Professor Fred Winter, 1982)

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The religion of the Bronze Age Minoans has fascinated researchers since Sir Arthur Evans started to speculate about its nature and rituals based on the finds from his excavations over a hundred years ago at the so-called Palace of Minos at Knossos on Crete. The use of parts of the Minoan palaces as sanctuaries led to the identification of other places for cultic activities. Places of worship were found on prominent hills and peaks overlooking the palaces and the other major settlements. These so-called “peak sanctuaries” have been discovered across most of Crete.

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82-12A-034 Delphi, Marmaria, Doric (on left) and Massilian Treasuries from above

Delphi, Marmaria, Doric (on left) and Massilian Treasuries from above (Professor Fred Winter, 1982)

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