The settlement, which flourished during the Geometric period in Lefkandi, allegedly located on level Butte Xeropolis, which have seen successive building phases, of which the oldest dates back to the Early Bronze Age.
On the hill called Touba revealed a vaulted building, which is about 47 m. Long and 10 m. Wide. This is the famous Memorial of bleach, which probably was built in the first half of the 10th century. B.C. and is the greatest monumental structure of the Early Iron Age, which has been discovered in the Greek world. The building had exterior wooden colonnade. Inside, the main room, found two burials hegemonic character, a man and a woman, accompanied by rich grave goods, some of which were imported from the East, and horse burials. The building is interpreted as a house-ruler toparch, which after his death became a monument and covered by a tomb.
The adjoining hills have discovered cemeteries of the settlement, whose research yielded significant number of burials (179 graves and 93 cremations). The cemeteries of the Early Iron Age yielded rich grave goods, gold jewelry and luxury goods from the East. Archaeological research has shown that the tombs belonged to a community with a high standard of living. The richest burials belonged to warriors, who were buried with their weapons and precious objects coming from the East. The weapons were usually of iron, as the new technology had reached the Aegean likely from Cyprus around 1000 BC Gold jewelry was placed in female burials, of which there were missing earrings and rings. Among the imported items special place held the faience vases and copper.