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Late Minoan Chamber Tomb Comes to Light at Ierapetra on Crete

An intact Late Minoan chamber tomb has been found near Ierapetra on the island of Crete, the Greek culture ministry announced this week.

Archaeologists discovered the tomb during a rescue archaeology effort in an olive grove located in the Rousses site, some 800 meters northeast of the village of Kentri.

The dig, carried out by the Lasithi Late Minoan Chamber Tomb Comes to Light on CreteEphorate of Antiquities, brought to light an urn, two adult skeletons, as well as well-preserved...