George Charitos graduated from the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens, obtaining a First Class result. He is now a postgraduate student in prehistoric archaeology at the University of Athens, working on his dissertation entitled Rituals of the Vegetation Cycle in Minoan Religion.
He has taken part in the recording of Minoan pottery at the palace of Zakros (Director Lefteris Platon), in the excavation of the Pan’s Cave at Ymittos (Director Lilian Karali), and in the excavation of Zominthos Central Building on Crete. He also worked at the B’ Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities for the excavation of the Railway in Acharnes (Director Maria Platonos). He is mainly interested in the social and religious reconstitution of Minoan civilization.