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Greece: see PírgosPírgos
or Pyrgos
, town (1991 pop. 28,660), capital of Ilía prefecture, SW Greece, in the Peloponnesus, near the mouth of the Alfiós River. It is a commercial center with various light industries.
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Seven studies discuss such topics as the secret lives of the Early and Middle Minoan tholos cemeteries at Koumasa and Platanos, the functions and long life of the tomb at Myrtos-Pyrgos, and regionalism in Early Iron Age Cretan burials.