The Knosos excavator, Sir Arthur Evans
The Knosos excavator, Sir Arthur Evans
Knossos is the site of the most important and better known palace of Minoan civilization. According to tradition, it was the seat of the legendary king Minos. The Palace is also connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth with the Minotaur, and the story of Daidalos and Icaros.

The site was continuously inhabited from the Neolithic period (7000-3000 B.C.) until Roman times.

The Linear B tablets (Mycenaean script) of the 14th century B.C. mention the city ...
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See also
Other monuments of the archaeological site
Palace of Knossos
Royal villa at Knossos
The Frescoes house at Knosos
South house at Knosos
Unexplored house at Knosos
Hospice at Knosos
Temple Tomb