A settlement of the latest Neolithic era (5th millennium BC) is being excavated at the site of Ftelia. In Mykonos (Chora), a Mycenaean vaulted tomb was excavated, one of the few known in the Cyclades, with important findings (14th - 13th century BC).
Iones founded the 11th century BC the ancient city of Mykonos on the site of the current city of Mykonos (Chora). To the southeast, in Linos, a building complex with a tower. Other Hellenistic towers are the one known as Portes from the surviving door of the tower and the tower at Sklavounis Vouni. A second ancient city is located on the Palaiokastro hill, near the village of Ano Mera (parts of the ancient wall below the medieval one, building foundations, burial pyres and ceramics of the Geometric, Archaic and Hellenistic periods). At Cape Divounia, there are residential remains from prehistoric times up to the Roman period. In the Archaeological Museum, vessels from the "purification pit" of Rhenia, from insular, Attic and Asia Minor workshops, relief tombstones from the Hellenistic period, and a relief burial pithamphorus from the 7th century BC.
Editor: Fotini Anastasopoulou