Field Notes 2010

Field Notes 2010: Week 4

Thursday, November 11, 2010
Large square cornerstone; the area was excavated and the fallen stones were removed to reveal the trapped vessels

Area 1 The final week of excavations in Area 1 yielded interesting information about the building’s history. First, up to now, we had found three destruction layers—one from the Roman period and two from Minoan times. The first Minoan layer was discovered in Sectors II, III, and IV. The second, in Sector II, contained not […]

Field Notes 2010: Week 3

Thursday, October 14, 2010
The three Roman walls designated alpha, beta, and gamma

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. […]

Field Notes 2010: Week 2

Monday, September 13, 2010
Room 15 wall

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 […]

Field Notes 2010: Week 1

Friday, August 27, 2010
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Introduction Central Building Venetian cheese dairy 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 […]