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Sir Arthur Evans archaeologist  Knossos

Archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans who discovered the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the location he deducted from observing that the locals were wearing ancient stone seals as pendants

The Throne Room and the the rooms leading off it appear to be a distinct unit.  The main shrine may have been in what is now called the Throne Room, with the throne being used by a priestess rather than a King as Evans imagined. The throne was found at the site and is probably the oldest known throne in Europe.

Throne Room: detail of throne. The main shrine may have been in what is now called the 'throne room' w/ the throne being used by a priest-ess rather than a King as Evans imagined. This throne is probably the oldest known throne in Europe

From Palace of Kato Zakos,Crete Rhyton,1500 BC

Date: Late Bronze Age, about 1500 BC Place of discovery: Zakros, palace Dimensions: height: m Material: Clay Copyright: Hellenic Ministry of Culture

A - BRONZE-AGE THRONE ROOM FROM THE KNOSSOS PALACE COMPLEX ON CRETE  --  Circa 1500 BCE  --  Note the built-in bench seats & a washbasin for ritual purification.

Bronze Age - the room Knossos palace complex on Crete island, Greece - this throne room (dated to ca. 1500 BC) had built in bench seats and a washbasin for ritual purification.

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