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Prehistoric settlement in the position “Koykos”

Prehistoric settlement in the position “Koykos”
In the west of Sykia there is the hill of Koukos. It is a steep, rocky and high hill, which dominates in Sykia and its area. The headland of the peak is surrounded by the castle, where there was an important prehistoric settlement. The excavations form the archaeologists showed that the area is inhabited since the 11th century and the habitation is possibly due to the rich sources of copper which they started to get use of since the middle of the copper era.