Unformatted text preview: -Throne rooms for private ceremonies-Each palace had rooms for various cult purposes; for example, Phaistos had a lustral basin (a sunken rectangular basin probably used for a ceremony); Knossos had a Tripartite Shrine Facade-The Temple Repositories at Knossos that held offerings of pottery; the deposit is part of a ceremony in which ritual objects were buried-Palaces are associated with peak sanctuaries and caves that were religious centers o Knossos was near Mt. Luktos o Phaistos overlooked Mt. Ida and Kamares Cave Agriculture and Economy-Knossos is is fertile area-Phaistos is near the Mesara plain-Mallia is on the coast far enough east of Knossos to have its own territory o Storage Magazines- could be filled with boxes and pithoi o Koloures, which were large circular pits, could have been used for grain storage...
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- Fall '09
- Minoan civilization, Pillared Hall Ceremonies, sunken rectangular basin, Area- rectangular space, small rectangular room