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Knossós: Outbuildings

Knossós: Outbuildings
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The outbuildings include workshops for craftsmen, such as the one for potters (remains of kilns), and storerooms including one containing the pithoi (terracotta jars). From the central courtyard a passage lined by a portico decorated with animal sculptures leads to a room known as the Customs House. Not far away there is a lustral basin. The Royal Road probably led to Katsámbas and Amnisós, the ports of Knossós. It passes by a set of well-preserved terraces, thought to be part of a theatre mentioned by Homer as the setting for ritual dances.

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  • Address : Knosos GR - 71410 Irákleio71410Irákleio
  • Phone : 281 023 1940

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