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The Greek Island of Makronissos Declared an Archaeological Site

The entire island of Makronissos, off the coast of Attica, was declared an archaeological site by a unanimous decision of the Central Archaeological Council, at the recommendation of the Cyclades Antiquities Ephorate that has been conducting excavations in the last years on and around the island.

According to Culture Tourism statement on Thursday: “Makronissos, already known as the site of tragic moments of the modern Greek history has been protected by the Greek state since 1989. It was declared a historic site and the remains of the camps where the exiles were housed were declared…

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