Ancient hydraulic works

Phaistos cistern

Use: Urban Water Supply
Construction era: Minoan-Cycladic
Types: Cistern
Operation era:
Location: Greece - Crete island - Phaistos palace
  • Angelakis, A. N., and D. Koutsoyiannis, Urban water engineering and management in ancient Greece, The Encyclopedia of Water Science, edited by B. A. Stewart and T. Howell, 999-1007, Dekker, New York, 2003.
  • Cadogan G., Water management in Minoan Crete, Greece: the two cisterns of one Middle Bronze Age settlement, Water Supply, 7(1), 103-112, 2007.

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