Field Notes 2012

Field Notes 2012: Week 5

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Zominthos Excavation, Week 5

Areas 26 and 53 In the last week of excavation, we removed two more layers of soil, clearly exposing the walls that delineate Room 26 and 53 with the surrounding buildings (fig. 1, 2) We also revealed the wall that divides the initial Area 26 in to two smaller areas – 26 and 53 (fig. […]

Field Notes 2012: Week 4

Monday, August 20, 2012
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Rooms 7-8 The excavation goes on at the southeast corner of the room where the slabs have been removed. Several pieces of plaster were removed. Many of them bear red, black, ╬┐range and blue colors (fig.1). The pithos rim that was found last week was also removed (fig.2). As well, the slab that might have […]

Field Notes 2012: Week 3

Monday, August 6, 2012
Zominthos

Rooms 7-8 The excavation goes on at the SE corner of the room where the limestone slabs have been removed. Several pieces of plaster were also removed. Many of them bear red, black, grey and blue colors. The conical cup that was found last week was removed and a large piece of a pithos rim […]

Field Notes 2012: Week 2

Monday, July 23, 2012
Corridor 10 excavation

Rooms 7-8 The doorway that divides Rooms 7 and 8 was cleared from the rubble (fig.1). A layer of sand that was found at this spot might be a hint of a deliberate action. We continued the excavation by removing the slabs of the paved floor from the Southeast corner (fig.2), during which, a small […]

Field Notes 2012: Week 1

Saturday, July 21, 2012
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The excavation of the Archaeological Society at Athens at Zominthos Central Building, which commenced on Monday,┬áJuly 2, under the direction of Efi Sapouna-Sakellarakis, will continue to investigate areas that were unearthed in the previous years, as well as new areas that will reveal and unify the central axis of the Building. The team consists of […]