Removal of stones from Room 26
Room 8 The excavation of this room was completed this week. Room 8 has a fine floor of large limestone slabs (fig. 1) and plastered walls (fig. 2). A great […]
Excavating Corridor 10
Cleaning and removing frescoes in Room 9
Room 7 The excavation here reached the ground floor (fig. 1), while also revealing the door opening (fig. 2) to Room 8. Both have very large limestone slabs, which indicate […]
Field notes from the first week of excavation in 2013 at Cahal Pech.
For this field season, our primary goal was to expose any burials below the terminal phase architecture on pyramid B1 on the E-structure at Cahal Pech, a local site in San Ignacio, Belize.
Room 6 Room 6, being at the eastern end of corridor 21 is another short corridor, though not aligned with it. The excavation has revealed the corner formed by the […]
Room 6 This is a small corridor at the east end of Room 21, another corridor. The excavation of this room aims at understanding their relation better, as they are […]
Room 7 The excavation in Room 7 continued with the in situ conservation and extraction of numerous plaster fragments, which cover the room floor. Beneath those, a relatively large plaster […]
Photographs from the first weeks of the excavation season
Preliminaries The excavation of the Archaeological Society at Athens at Zominthos commenced on the 1st of July under the direction of Efi Sapouna-Sakellaraki with the aim to complete the work […]