Markiani

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Markiani (Greek: Μαρκιανή) is a Bronze Age fortified settlement built on top of a hill in the island of Amorgos in Greece.[1]

Signs of early Cycladic habitation at Markiani span a period of ten centuries, dating from the Grotta-Pelos culture to the Kastri culture phases (ca. 3200-2200 BC). The site has also been inhabited at latter times during the Hellenistic and Roman periods.

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  1. ^ L. Marangou, C. Renfrew, C. Doumas and G. Gavalas (eds), Markiani, Amorgos: An Early Bronze Age Fortified Settlement. Overview of the 1985-1991 Investigations, British School at Athens Supplementary vol. 40, 2006.

Coordinates: 36°48′00″N 25°47′18″E / 36.8001°N 25.7882°E / 36.8001; 25.7882