Finds this week include parts of the drain in Room 71 and an almost complete fruit vessel in Room 72.
Fragments of a large vessel have been revealed among the slabs of the courtyard.
This week’s discovery of many slabs of different sizes may indicate a courtyard.
Despite the difficulties due to Covid-19, we decided to continue work at Zominthos this year, specifically excavation north of the Central Building’s northern facade.
Finds uncovered at an altar in the north sanctuary this week included many golden pieces in ashes, probably the remains of an idol.
The main aim this week was to uncover the path or staircase leading from the foot of the hill to the north main entrance.
Ceramic sherds dating to the colonial period were collected at Jodensavanne, Suriname.
Nails found during excavations at Jodensavanne helped learn about the types of buildings that once stood in the old village.
Research on discovering Jodensavanne’s settlement pattern through remote sensing, namely aerial photography and electrical resistivity
In the third week of Zominthos Project, we continued the excavation of the rooms in the North Complex.
Excavation highlights this second week include starting a new room with a paved floor in excellent condition.
Despite the difficulties due to Covid-19, we made the decision to continue excavations at Zominthos this summer.