Pitharia Storage Jars in Thrapsano

Pitharia Storage Jars in Thrapsano

Thrapsano is located at an altitude of 340 m in the province of Pediada in the Heraklion prefecture, some 30 km south-east of Heraklion. Thrapsano is identified with its pottery and particularly with the crafting of large-sized ceramic storage jars called pitharia, a basic storage facility in Crete from the Minoan era to this very day.

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