Field Notes 2011

Field Notes 2011: Week 5

Monday, August 29, 2011

Area 2 In Area 2, we revealed part of a paved floor in Room 28, at the part which is south of wall Γ (fig.1). Therefore it becomes apparent that the excavation has reached or almost reached the floor level both in Room 28 and area 19. Also, in Trench H’ which is parallel to […]

Field Notes 2011: Week 4

Monday, August 15, 2011
Figure 1

Area 1 The excavation in Area 1 continues on 25/07/2011. The paved floor of the corridor is completely revealed (fig. 1). Two conical cups, a spouted cup (fig. 2) and pottery fragments are being unearthed. What’s more, the eastern wall of Room 15 is being cleaned from the fallen soil and rubble, until the point […]

Field Notes 2011: Week 3

Monday, August 8, 2011

Area 1 The excavation in Area 1 restarts after a short break of one week. The excavation goes on slowly due to the unearthing of several vessels, such as conical and spherical cups  (fig. 1-2-3) and pottery fragments. The floor of the corridor is being revealed with the most important feature being its threshold (fig. […]

Field Notes 2011: Week 2

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Area 2

Area 2 With the aim to reveal any architectural features of Area 2, we decided to expand the excavated area in both its northwest part, as well as along the east and north sides (see Trench Θ’ below). It is really important that towards the end of the second week, we started revealing at the […]

Field Notes 2011: Week 1

Monday, July 11, 2011

Area 1 Area 1, which is the corridor that connects Rooms 13, 14 and 15,  is under excavation this season with the scope to reach the floor level as is the case with the adjacent rooms. The Area has been divided in two parts. Part A is at a higher level than Part B and […]

Field Notes 2011: Introduction

Sunday, July 3, 2011
Figure 1

On Monday, July 4, 2011, the excavation at the Zominthos Central Building continues after the death of Prof. Yannis Sakellarakis under the direction of his wife Dr. Efi Sapouna-Sakellarakis. The excavation will take place in 4 Areas (fig. 1). Area 1 (fig. 2), is the corridor (16) that connects Rooms 13, 14, 15 (ceramics workshop complex), […]