Monthly Archives: June 2013

Last Night in Cyprus for 2013

So, on Wednesday we returned to Larnaka to take care of a few things – like making copies of data sheets and swapping data. That night we went out for a last dinner and then took a walk along the … Continue reading

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Last Work Day

Today was the last work day for our season in Polis this summer. I finished cataloging the last few sherds while Bill worked on collecting and cleaning up our data. Tomorrow when we get to Larnaka, we will have a … Continue reading

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Sunday Means Stamps

Today we finished the last of the excavation levels we wanted to complete analyzing this summer. I have to admit that there was not a lot of exciting sherds in the last three boxes. After finishing these, we moved on … Continue reading

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Pottery All-Day

So today we made a big push on the pottery analysis. Instead of breaking in the middle of the day, Bill and I stayed at the apotheke and worked straight through from 7:00 AM-6:00 PM – with a short break … Continue reading

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A Little More Pottery

Yesterday, Bill realized that there was an excavation level that we had not analyzed yet. When we went to the aisle to see how much pottery this level had, we noticed it had 12 trays – each of which has … Continue reading

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Starting to Bring Things to a Close

In looking at the calendar, Bill and I leave Polis for Larnaka on the morning of Wednesday the 26th since I fly back to the US on the 27th. So, since I will be taking a research trip to Nicosia … Continue reading

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Athienou

So yesterday, Brandon Olson and I, drove to Athienou. The goal of the trip was for Brandon to show Jody Gordon and some of the Athienou Archaeological Project how he uses Agisoft Photoscan. Agisoft Photoscan is a software program that … Continue reading

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GPR

Friday is our day off at Polis. We used the morning to talk about our plans for the rest of our time here at Polis – Bill and I leave Polis on the 26th to head back to Larnaka before … Continue reading

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Mystery Artifact #2

Today was another day in the apotheke working through context boxes full of pottery. It is the last day of the week for us, tomorrow is a day off for the project. On my day off, I plan to help … Continue reading

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Mystery Artifact

For the last few days, as we go through the ceramics in the apotheke, we keep coming across this one type of ceramic artifact that I did not recognize. It is a flat ceramic disk with concentric grooves on one … Continue reading

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