Pitson Cave

Overview

Pitson Cave is at an altitude of 750 m. near to upper side of the village with the same name. It contains impressive rocks that decorate it, it has two entrances and, in the inside, has a big room, with side decks full of stalactites, that lead to 7 smaller rooms.
The cave was excavated in 1934 by Anastasios Orlandos and Markelos Mitsos and contained very important findings that proved the sanctity of the cave and the worship of Nymphs.
One of the most important finding were the four wooden paintings made by the xerographic method, which date back in the second half of the 6th century and constitute unique works of art of Ancient Greek polychromy and painting.

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