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Nestor's Megaron: Contextualizing a Mycenaean Institution at Pylos

  title={Nestor's Megaron: Contextualizing a Mycenaean Institution at Pylos},
  author={Emily Catherine Egan},
The megaron of the Palace of Nestor at Pylos comprises three interconnected, axially aligned rooms located at the core of the palace’s Main Building, constructed in the 13th century B.C. Current theories about this suite, and particularly its “Throne Room,” imagine that it was used for feasting, that it served as a royal reception hall, and/or that it was a setting for religious rituals. It has not been possible to discriminate among these competing theories – each individually compelling… 
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