Caves of Matala, Crete

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Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 06 February 2019
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The caves of Matala date from the Neolithic Period and the area was an important port of Phaistos during the Minoan Age. In Greek Mythology, when Zeus abducts Europa, he brings her to the beach of Matala.

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Mark, B. (2019, February 06). Caves of Matala, Crete. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10005/caves-of-matala-crete/

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Mark, Betsy. "Caves of Matala, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 06, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10005/caves-of-matala-crete/.

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