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Knossos

Pronunciation: /ˈknɒsəs/
Pronunciation: /ˈnɒsəs/
The principal city of Minoan Crete, the remains of which are situated on the north coast of Crete. The city site was occupied from Neolithic times until circa 1200 bc. Excavations by Sir Arthur Evans from 1899 onwards revealed the remains of a luxurious palace, which he called the Palace of Minos.

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