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A Mycenaean Open-Air Cult Place in Iklaina

Michael B. Cosmopoulos


During the recent excavations at the Mycenaean settlement of Iklaina a pit was unearthed, containing burned animal bones, numerous drinking vases, plaster offering tables, and animal figurines.  This find presents a reasonable case of an open-air site with ritual associations.  Here I present a preliminary description of the pit and its finds and assess its possible function and importance.


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