Field Notes 2016

Field Notes 2016: Week 5

Monday, August 15, 2016

ROOM 17 During the fifth and final week of excavation, the dig at room 17 of Zominthos’s Central Building was finished (fig.1). A pillar was discovered at the centre of the room, while some slabs found at the south, north and eastern part of the room, indicate the existence of a paved floor. The two […]

Field Notes 2016: Week 4

Monday, August 8, 2016

ROOM 17 The excavation of room 17, which is located north and west at Zomintho’s Central Building, was begun during the fourth week of the excavation season 2016. The room 17 is located south of the rooms 57, 59 and 60, east of the rooms 49 and 19 and north of the rooms 27, 58 […]

Field Notes 2016: Week 3

Friday, July 29, 2016

ROOM 33 The excavation of Room 33 is completed revealing a clearly disturbed paved floor (fig.1). Stone structure used as desk, was discovered alongside the north and west wall under red soil. South to the north desk is found a big stone plaque that could have been used as an altar, but its use is […]

Field Notes 2016: Week 2

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

ROOM 24 The excavation of the oblong Room 24 completed. The whole surface of the paved floor was uncovered (fig.1). Several building phases can be distinguished. Wall ΙΙΙ, at the western part of the Room, was demolished because it was a later addition to the architecture of the area. A bench covered with white plaster […]

Field Notes 2016: Week 1

Friday, July 15, 2016

Room 24 The western part of Room 24 was excavated, between Wall I (to the West) and Wall ΙΙ (to the East). A layer of broken schist slabs and coarse stones was found and removed. The revealed floor is paved with trapezoid and irregularly-shaped slabs of large size. Part of a bench covered with plaster […]