In various places throughout the county may be seen the ruins of several ancient castles, Danish raths or encampments, and tumuli, in the last of which urns and stone coffins have sometimes been found.
Certain Cretan coffins, and the faience industry of Cnossus.
The Cretan "larnax" coffins, also, have no parallels outside the Aegean.
Opposite the entrance within is a hall with recesses for coffins and a richly panelled ceiling; underneath is an immense vault.
Wooden coffins, with skeletons wrapped in coarse hairy cloth, and both pagan and Christian tombstones with runic inscriptions have been found.