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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.

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Google previewSpace and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology (2006)

by University of Calgary. Archaeological Association. Conference, Elizabeth C. Robertson

Gournia is a small coastal basin on the north coast of East Crete (Figures 1 and 2 ). It is surrounded by an inner ring of lowland hills, which might have provided a subsistence basis for the Bronze Age community. The area is also bounded by ...

Google previewThe Journal of Hellenic Studies (1901)

The site is called Gournia, and lies on undulating ground near the sea, a little to the west of the broad strath which here crosses the island at its narrowest part, from Hierapetra on the south to the smooth beach of IIaxeta "Applos on the north, ...

Google previewTransactions of the Department of Archaeology, Free Museum of Science and Art (1905)

by University of Pennsylvania. University Museum

Gournia is a name given by the peasants of the district to a basin opening north on the Gulf of Mirabello, and enclosed on the other three sides by foothills which rise west of the narrow strip of isthmus. For one-half its length from south to north, ...

Google previewCongressional Serial Set (1905)

Gournia is a name given by the peasants of the district to a basin opening north on the Gulf of Mirabello and inclosed on the other three sides by foothills which rise west of the narrow strip of isthmus. . For one-half its length from south to north ...

Google previewUnited States Congressional serial set (1905)

Gournia is a name given by the peasants of the ...

Google previewVignaud Pamphlets. Crete (1905)

Gournia is a name given by the peasants of the district to a basin opening north on the Gulf of Mirabello and inclosed on the other three sides by foothills which rise west of the narrow strip of isthmus. For one-half its length from south to north ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Gournia:A Late Bronze Age Minoan town oneastern Crete, which datesfromthe Neopalatial period c. 1600–1450 BC. A small palacewas built on thesite in Middle ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Archaeology (1983)

by Ruth Whitehouse

Associated with the palace is a terraced town with narrow streets, similar to GOURNIA. The site was destroyed in the mid-15th century BC by the eruption of THERA, which covered the eastern end of Crete with volcanic ash. It was not rebuilt.

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

Hall, Gournia, Vasiliki and other Prehistoric Sites on the Isthmus of Hierapetra (Crete), (Philadelphia, 1908); E. H. Hall, The Decorative Art of Crete in the Bronze Age (Philadelphia, 1907); ...

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