A Guide to the Palace of Nestor: Mycenaean Sites in Its Environs and the Chora Museum
Carl William Blegen, Marion Rawson, Jack L. Davis, Cynthia W. Shelmerdine
ASCSA, 2001 - History - 68 pages
The classic guide to the Palace of Nestor, now illustrated in full colour, including Piet de Jong's watercolours. Expanded to include descriptions of nearby sites and those discovered as a result of recent investigations by the Pylos Regional Archaeological Survey. An appendix serves as a guide to the Chora Museum.
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