Field Notes 2013

Field Notes 2013: Week 5

Friday, August 16, 2013
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Room 8 The excavation of this room was completed this week. Room 8 has a fine floor of large limestone slabs (fig. 1) and plastered walls (fig. 2). A great quantity of plaster pieces was removed, along with more than thirty cups. Charcoal pieces kept appearing in front of the window, denoting a wooden frame […]

Field Notes 2013: Week 4

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Field Notes 2013 Week 4

Room 7 The excavation here reached the ground floor (fig. 1), while also revealing the door opening (fig. 2) to Room 8. Both have very large limestone slabs, which indicate a large construction operation based on a significant architectural planning. (fig. 3). Room 8 A large scale operation to reveal, conserve and remove the plaster […]

Field Notes 2013: Week 3

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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Room 6 Room 6, being at the eastern end of corridor 21 is another short corridor, though not aligned with it. The excavation has revealed the corner formed by the north walls of Rooms 21 and 6, but not yet the western end of the south wall (fig. 1). Room 7 Room 7 has produced […]

Field Notes 2013: Week 2

Thursday, July 18, 2013
Zominthos Excavation

Room 6 This is a small corridor at the east end of Room 21, another corridor. The excavation of this room aims at understanding their relation better, as they are not aligned (fig. 1), and then the function of Room 22 just to the South of Room 6. Room 7 The excavation of Room 7 […]

Field Notes 2013: Week 1

Friday, July 12, 2013

Room 7 The excavation in Room 7 continued with the in situ conservation and extraction of numerous plaster fragments, which cover the room floor. Beneath those, a relatively large plaster surface that still stands on the eastern wall of the room was revealed (fig. 1). At the same time the removal of the fallen upper […]

2013: Field Photos 1

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Excavating the Trenches

Photographs from the first weeks of the excavation season

Field Notes 2013: Introduction

Thursday, July 11, 2013
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Preliminaries

 The excavation of the Archaeological Society at Athens at Zominthos commenced on the 1st of July under the direction of Efi Sapouna-Sakellaraki with the aim to complete the work in several areas of the Building, which started to be excavated in the previous years and also expand the investigated areas to other parts of […]