Monthly Archives: May 2011

Basket Handles and More Basket Handles

So, today I worked on sorting out a particular ceramic issue – our basket handles. We found a lot of this one particular type of handle that dates from the seventh to fourth centuries BC. It looks like at PKAP … Continue reading

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Back to the Museum

Even though it is a holiday back in the US, it is a work day here in Cyprus. We were back at the museum today continuing to work with the ceramics. I have to admit that it was hard to … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday

It is a quiet Sunday in Larnaka, not too hot and very windy. I spend the morning working on various parts of our ceramic catalogue. I am always amazed at how quiet the streets around the hotel are in the … Continue reading

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Saturday in Larnaka

Today the museum was closed, and will be closed tomorrow also. So, I spent the day reading, and doing some writing, etc. One positive bit of news for those who plan on visiting Larnaka, a new Lebanese restaurant opened up … Continue reading

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Visit to Dhekelia

Today was our required visit to the British base at Dhekelia. The site of Pyla-Koutsopetria lies within the confines of one of the two British bases (Dhekelia) on the island. This is both good and bad. The plus side is … Continue reading

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Thursday at the Museum

So, today we continued working at the Larnaka District Archaeological Museum’s satellite storage facility. Bill and I continued to go through our artifact collection, fixing minor issues and making sure every type of artifact is represented in our ceramic catalogue. … Continue reading

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Cyprus Day 1

So, today went quite well. The Larnaka District Archaeological Museum staff seemed to be expecting us, and we were able to go out to see our stored artifacts at Terra Ombra with no trouble at all. We (Bill and I) … Continue reading

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