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Keros: maritime sanctuary of the Early Bronze Age

Antiquity Volume: 86 Number: 331 Page: 144–160 The oldest maritime sanctuary? Dating the sanctuary at Keros and the Cycladic Early Bronze Age Colin Renfrew1, Michael Boyd1 and Christopher Bronk Ramsey2 The sanctuary on the island of Keros takes the form of deposits of broken marble vessels and figurines, probably brought severally for deposition from elsewhere in the Cyclades.
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