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Summary

OmnesViae import TPPlace2064. Sivritos. Thronos Kephala.

Class:

  • Vicus or canabae
  • invisible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Sybrita [Syvritos]

Sivritos. Clay figurines.

Monastiraki [Crete]

Minoan town

Vini - Bene [Crete]

Ancient city

Falanna [Crete]

Ancient settlement

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Sybrita was an acity-state built on terraces of a hill dominating the valley of Amari. It was first settled before the end of the Minoan period, it survived into the first Byzantine period.

See:

  1. Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt: Travels and Researches in Crete. John van Voorst, Paternoster Row., London 1865.
  2. John Devitt Stringfellow Pendlebury: The Archaeology of Crete. An Introduction. Taylor & Francis, London 1939
  3. Niki Metaxa Prokopiou: Sybrita Amariou: First Indications for a New LM III C Site. In: La transizione dal Miceneo all’Alto Arcaismo, dal palazzo alla città. Atti del convegno internazionale, Roma 14-19 marzo 1988, Rom 1991, pp. 373–401.
  4. sv. SYBRITA or Sybritos (Thronos) Amari district, Crete. in: The Princeton encyclopedia of classical sites. Stillwell, Richard. MacDonald, William L. McAlister, Marian Holland. Princeton, N.J. Princeton University Press. 1976.
  5. Anna Lucia D'Agata, Ritual and rubbish in Dark Age Crete: The settlement of Thronos/Kephala (ancient Sybrita) and the pre-classical roots of a Greek city, Aegean Archaeology 4, 1997-2000, Warsaw  (2002), pp.45-59
  6. idem: The power of images. A figured krater from Thronos Kephala (ancient Sybrita), SMEA 54, 2012, pp. 207-247