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Gournia is the site of a Minoan palace complex on the island of Crete, Greece, excavated in the early 20th century by the American archaeologist, Harriet Boyd-Hawes. Gournia lies in the municipality of Ierapetra in the prefecture of Lasithi. Map of Minoan Crete The Minoans were a pre-Hellenic Bronze Age civilization in Crete in the Aegean Sea, prior to Helladic or Mycenaean culture (i. ... Greece and Crete Crete (Greek Κρήτη / Kriti, in Turkish: Girit) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Harriet Boyd-Hawes (October 11, 1871 - March 31, 1945) was a pioneering American archaeologist, nurse and relief worker. ... Ierapetra is a municipality and a town in the east of the Greek island of Crete, in the prefecture of Lasithi. ... Lasithi (Greek: Λασήθι) is a prefecture of Greece on the island of Crete. ...

Map of Minoan Crete
Map of Minoan Crete

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  • Gournia - illustrated profile courtesy of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture
  • Gournia Crete

 
 

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