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Queen's Megaron
Phaistos Palace
The southernmost of the "Royal Apartments" ofPhaistos has been identified as the Queen'sMegaron. It consists of a beautiful, spacioushall with a double colonnade opening ontoa light-well. The floors are paved with gypsum slabswith red plaster filling the interstices. Gypsumwas also widely used for the benches runningaround the walls of the Megaron and the facingof the lower part of the walls. The upper walls aredecorated with frescoes depicting plant motifs. Twobeautiful rhyta (libation vessels) were found here: one is decorated with the cult symbols of thedouble axe and sacral knot, while the other bears areed pattern.
The two staircases to west and north led to the upper floorof the Megaron and the peristyle, where one of the mainentrances to the "Royal Apartments" was located.

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In and/or around Queen's Megaron:
(within a radius of 50 Km)






Aretoussa Pension Pitsidia
at 5.1km(SW) from Queen's Megaron
Aretoussa Pension

Kiknos Studios Kalamaki
at 5.7km(SW) from Queen's Megaron
Kiknos Studios

Melissa Hotel *** Matala
at 7.4km(SW) from Queen's Megaron
Melissa Hotel ***

Die Zwei Bruder Pension & Villas For Rent Matala
at 8.7km(SW) from Queen's Megaron
Die Zwei Bruder Pension & Villas for rent

Irini Mare Holiday Resort Agia Galini, South Rethimno
at 11.9km(NW) from Queen's Megaron
Irini Mare Holiday Resort

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