Ayia Triada

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Minoan villa in southern Crete, built around 2200 BC and inhabited until its destruction C1450 bc. It was connected by a road to the palace at Phaestos. One room contained many clay tablets with Linear A inscriptions. Subsequently a megaron was built on the site. Aylesford. A cremation cemetery of the 1st century bc in Kent, this site has given its name to the Aylesford-Swarling culture. It is often thought to represent the arrival in Britain of Belgic peoples fleeing from Gaul in advance of Caesar’s army (see Belgae).

The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983Copied