Fournou Korifi is situated on the top and upper slopes of a steep hill, overlooking the Libyan sea, a few hundred metres from the village of Myrtos in Heraklon Crete and even closer to another Early Minoan site, Pyrgos, which lies between Fournou Korifi and the modern village. There they found many workshops and warehouses, as well as textile articles, seals, pottery and books, evidence that it had developed an early form craft.
Among the various workshops, many workshops and warehouses, as well as textile articles, seals, pottery and books, evidence that it had developed an early form craft. Among the various workshops, a ceramic workshop was found also with potter's wheels, which indicates the great development of ceramics almost 5000 years ago.

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