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Cave sanctuaries in the Bronze Age Cyclades? New evidence from the island of Paros, Greece

  • Fanis Mavridis (a1)
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Recent research at two cave sites on the island of Paros have yielded some of the first evidence for the ritual use of caves in the Cyclades during the second millennium BC.

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