THE PALACE OF MINOS, ETC.
Lustral Basin. On the upper level, about six metres West of its border on
that side, a stratum containing- a mass of carbonized wood and other remains,
identical with those within the basin, was found to extend beneath the foun-
dations of a rubble wall of a later chamber, and under an earth deposit about
Fig. 303. Section showing Stratum
containing alabastron lld of khyan
Wall and Floor.
a foot thick that underlay its clay and plaster floor (see Section, Fig. 303).
The chamber itself showed the lower part of a painted stucco dado with
horizontal blue and yellow bands, attached to the West face of its rubble
wall. In the stratum referred to, immediately beneath the wall foundation,