Monthly Archives: May 2013

TGIF

Today was our last day in Larnaca to finish prepping things for Brandon when he arrives next week. We spent most of the morning washing pottery, and it finally started to be a bit ……. monotonous. We did notice some … Continue reading

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Dust in the Wind

Today when we headed out to the museum, it looked overcast like yesterday and was a bit cool. But as I learned last night, it was not clouds but dust in the atmosphere that made it look dark and overcast. … Continue reading

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More Museum Work

Today was a cooler day, with an overcast sky. This certainly made the walk to the museum a lot easier and cooler. After a good day’s work at the museum, we have almost completed our planned work for PKAP. We … Continue reading

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Tuesday at the Museum

So today Bill and I continued working at the museum, doing what we did yesterday. We presorted 6 more crates, leaving only 5 to be done tomorrow. In addition,we started washing some of the pottery that was excavated last year. … Continue reading

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Monday at the Museum

So today we went back to the Museum and worked on pre-sorting ceramics. The goal is to separate out the diagnostic sherds (distinctive fabrics, designs, decorations, etc) so that when Brandon Olson arrives (he is our Hellenistic ceramicist), instead of … Continue reading

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Day One at the Museum

So, today Bill Caraher and I began work on the PKAP portion of our season. We visited the Larnaka District ¬†Archaeological Museum and met with the staff, and picked up the keys for its satellite storage facility, Terra Ombra – … Continue reading

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Getting Acclimated

Today was a down day to catch up on things after my travel to Cyprus. Surprisingly, jet lag has not been a problem. I was able to catch up on some research work and some departmental work, so it was … Continue reading

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