Site Chrysokamino

Main Information
Site ID 279
Name of the site Chrysokamino
Alias name
Alternative name
District Lasithi
Region Crete
Country Greece
Period Crete/Evans, Vagnetti Final Neolithic 3700 - 2900
Description This site lies in the northern part of the Gulf of Mirabello. A kiln for metal work, obsidian and ceramics have been found. the site was used from Final Neolithic till the Early Bronze Age.
Topography coast
Geographical Coordinate Reference System WGS84 - World Geodetic System 1984
Latitude 35.132900000000
Longitude 25.839500000000
Elevation None
Exact location yes
Coordinate source Google maps
Number of activity periods 8
Location of the Site

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P.P. Betancourt,Excavations at Chrysokamino, Crete: Reconstructing EM III/MM IA Copper Smelting Processes,2006,Heraklion
M. Catapotis - O. Pryce - Y. Bassiakos,Preliminary Results from an Experimental Study of Perforated Copper-smelting. Shaft Furnaces from Chrysokamino (Eastern Crete),2008,Athen
Betancourt, P.P.,ADelt 52, 1997 B´3 1055f.,None,None
R. Arnott,Chrysokamino: Occupational Health and the earliest Medicines in Crete,2008,Oxford
Betancourt, P.P.,ADelt 53, 1998 (2004) B´3 Chron 888,None,None
P.P. Betancourt,Chrysokamino. An Early Minoan Smelting Site on the Northeast Coast of Crete,2008,Oxford
R.F. Beeston - J. Palatinus - C.W. Beck,Organic Residue Analysis: Chrysokamino,2008,Oxford
Betancourt, P.,The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and its Territory,2006,
M.G. Clinton et al.,Rapid Cooling Effects in Early Bronze Age Copper Smelting Slags from Chrysokamino,2006,
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M. Catapotis - Y. Bassiakos,Copper Smelting at the Early Minoan Site of Chrysokamino on Crete,2007,Oxford
Betancourt, P.P.,ADelt 51, 1996 (2001) B´2, 663f.,None,None
P.P. Betancourt,The Copper Smelting Workshop at Chrysokamino: Reconstructing the Smelting Process,2008,Athen
P.P. Betancourt,The Copper Smelting Site at Chrysokamino, Crete,1997,Thessaloniki
Betancourt, P.P.,ADelt 54, 1999 B´2, 878.,None,None
Alram-Stern, Eva,Die Ägäische Frühzeit, 2. Serie,Forschungsbericht 1977-2009. Das neolithische und vorpalastzeitliche Kreta,None,None
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P.P. Betancourt,The Final Neolithic to Early Minoan III Metallurgy Site at Chrysokamino, Crete,2007,Oxford
Areas in this Site
ID 376 undefined Crete/Evans, Vagnetti Final Neolithic 3700 - 2900