Axos, one of the most important cities of ancient Crete, has
been inhabited since Late Minoan times.
uncovered many parts of the ancient city, including the temple
of Aphrodite, tombs, and artefacts. The walls of the original
Acropolis are still visible on the summit of the hill today.
Some of the more important relics recovered from the site
include stone vessels, figurines depicting a naked female body -
believed to be the Goddess of Fertility, and a large number of
coins. Approximately 40 types of coins show the heads of
Apollo or Zeus, Gods who were worshipped in ancient Oaxos.