Finds this week included two exceptionally preserved seals made of semi precious stone.
This week at Zominthos, the north wall of Space 61 was revealed, as excavation continued at the North Court.
Excavation this season continues in the North Court and the western side of Zominthos Palace.
This season, the excavation continues to the west section outside of the Central Building of Zominthos Palace.
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.