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A fascinating discovery in Greece.  A mysterious building so unique that it may become a showcase of the region

A fascinating discovery in Greece. A mysterious building so unique that it may become a showcase of the region

A fascinating discovery in Greece.  A mysterious building so unique that it may become a showcase of the region

While building the airport, the Greeks discovered a building that is several thousand years old. Its diameter is almost 50 meters. The authorities believe that it is a building so monumental that it may become a showcase of the region. The monument hides many secrets

The Greek Ministry of Culture has suspended work on the international airport in Chania, Crete. While preparing the land, an object with an area of ​​1.8 thousand square meters was found. sq m It is a monument with a diameter of 48 meters, dating from the Bronze Age, most likely from the times of the Minoan culture.

An extraordinary discovery in Greece. A monumental building from antiquity was found

The facility is located on Mount Papura, at an altitude of 494 m above sea level. It consists of eight superimposed stone circles. The Greek Ministry of Culture reports that as archaeological works progress, the labyrinthine structure of the corridors is being discovered. We have already managed to reveal two potential main entrances to the building.

The building dates back to approximately 2-1.7 thousand years ago. years BC In addition to the building, pottery was also found during the excavations. Work on the site is still ongoing, which is why the Ministry of Culture emphasizes that it is not yet possible to determine the overall structure of the monument and its size. However, the finds, including a large number of animal bones, suggest that it was not a residential building, but rather a religious building.

This is the first monument of its kind discovered in Crete. It is difficult to find similarities with other buildings on the island from this period. You can see Middle Eastern influences in it. The Greek ministry emphasizes that the creation of such a large and intricately designed building required not only a lot of work from its creators, but also experience in construction and a strong central administration of the people who built it.

The airport in Greece will continue. Only a radar was to be built on the site of the building

Greek authorities believe it is necessary to complete excavations to clarify the nature of the building and its importance for the region. The government claims that the building is so monumental that it may even become the island’s showpiece.

Athens does not want to abandon the construction of the airport. The government has convened a special meeting to determine how further work on the airport will proceed so as not to disturb archaeologists or destroy the newly discovered monument. A radar was planned to be built on the site of the building, which was built on the highest nearby hill. However, the discovery means that another location will have to be found for the device.

Source: Gazeta

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