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 Petras excavation project
in Crete
All images in this article are published with kind permission of Petras excavations archive . Photos: C. Papanikolopoulos
UNvEiLiNg MySTEriES, UNdErSTaNdiNg jEwELry
Archaeologist and Director Emerita of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Dr. Metaxia Tsi- popoulou talks to SMCK Maga- zine about the Petras excavation on Crete, a life project revealing four thousand years of history. A source of in- spiration for contemporary jewelers, the project spans
37 years and must be completed.
Top: Map of Crete showing Minoan palaces. Center: Bronze seal ring, 1900 BC.

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