November 1, 2010
Professor Yannis Sakellarakis was one of the world’s most influential personalities in Greek archaeology, and his work influenced many young archaeologists.
October 14, 2010
Area 1 So far, our excavation has revealed three Roman walls running perpendicular to the building’s east-west axis, as well as the clay-earth floors of the Roman occupation in Sectors III and II, where we found the lower courses of a built hearth. This week we also uncovered the Roman clay-earth floor in Sector IV. […]
September 13, 2010
Area 1 This week’s excavation has brought some changes-additions in the designation of the building in Area 29. The oblong building is divided into four new spaces, I-IV, in relation with the three walls running N-S, which were constructed in Roman times. In Space III, the excavation reached a clay floor across which small pieces […]
August 27, 2010
Introduction The 2010 season is about to start! According to our current plan, we will investigate three areas. Two in the Central Building and one at the Venetian cheese dairy. The geomagnetic prospection carried out three years ago had revealed more rooms at the north and west side of the Ceramics Workshop complex. In a […]
October 14, 2009
We kept removing stones from the partition wall (the foundation has now been totally unearthed). In the fill at the southern part of floor, we found 12 vessels, most of which were handle-less conical cups, along with a bell-shaped cup, a miniature cup, and a milk jug. In addition, we discovered three grinders, a quartz crystal, some bones, and carbonized wood.
October 7, 2009
When the state of Greece was founded in 1830, after the War of Independence, the first government was faced with the great problems of the economy, public administration, and education. The last of these also included the question of the country’s ancient treasures, which had been looted and destroyed over the centuries. However, the official […]
August 14, 2009
We continued to remove the fallen stones from the partition wall, excavating a total of five layers. We also started to reveal the well-preserved foundation of the wall. Once again, we found bones, burnt wood, and numerous sherds. We removed a great quantity of small, medium, and large stones in order to investigate any potential underlying structures.