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The Petras excavation project in Crete. Unveiling Mysteries, Understanding Jewelry

 
Published: 18.07.2021
From left to right: Jasper seal, 1900 BC. / Carnelian seal, 1900 BC..
From left to right: Jasper seal, 1900 BC. / Carnelian seal, 1900 BC.

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Intro
Archaeologist and Director Emerita of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Dr. Metaxia Tsipopoulou talks to SMCK Magazine about the Petras excavation on Crete, a life project revealing four thousand years of history. A source of inspiration for contemporary jewelers, the project spans 37 years and must be completed.

The text is an extract from the seven-page long interview with Dr. Metaxia Tsipopoulou published in SMCK Magazine #Greece200 issue.