Identified by Sir Aurthur Evans, who excavated the site between 1900 and 1931, as an antechamber of the throne room. The porphyry basin was found near the location it is in and was thought by Aurthur Evans to have been used for purification rituals.
Bob Peterson I am an archaeologist who has worked all over the western U.S. for about 35 years. Been doing photography longer than that. Mainly do it for my own enjoyment but hope you enjoy some of it as well.