May 27, 2020
Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.National Endowment for the Humanities: Created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation. Additional information about the National Endowment […]
May 26, 2020
The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) awarded more than $380,000 in grants to 36 archaeological projects around the world. The grants will support excavation, analyses, and research in over a dozen countries, site preservation in Egypt, several publications, and provide seven students with the opportunity to participate in their first field project. Many of these […]
April 24, 2020
The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) recognizes that the COVID-19 crisis has created profound difficulties for individuals, their families, and their communities. Many institutions now face challenges to their mission as well as to their employees and stakeholder communities. The very survival of public-serving organizations may be at stake. We urge all institutions that employ […]
August 15, 2019
During the final week of this year’s excavations, we completely removed the Late Minoan I layer full of pottery in Room 65.
August 12, 2019
Many intact vessels came to light in Room 65, as excavation also continued in Area 61 and Room 64.
August 6, 2019
Noteworthy finds this week were parts of a loom weight, pottery with a spiral motif decoration, and some intact conical cups.
July 26, 2019
Excavation continues in various rooms. Pottery fragments, animal bones, a bone pendant, and cups of the old palace period have been collected.
July 22, 2019
New conical cups have been recovered intact in Room 1, some containing animal bones, while an interesting small find was made in Room 43, and more.
July 16, 2019
The 2019 excavation season at Zominthos, Crete, begins!
July 31, 2018
On the last day of the 2018 excavation season, an event was organized in memory of the late Prof. Yannis Sakellarakis.
July 31, 2018
During the last week, we finished the excavation of the layer of lime plaster in Room 1, concluded work in some areas, and continued in others.