Monthly Archives: May 2017

The End for PKAP?

Today was the last real work day for me on Cyprus for the summer. Bill and I spent the morning in the museum, illustrating artifacts, trying to reconcile any issues, and preparing artifacts (stone tools, sculpture, etc.) for other specialists … Continue reading

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Back in Larnaca

So, I spent a few days in Athens to attend a Levantine Ceramics Project Workshop on Cypriot ceramics. This was a very rewarding trip since I got to see people I usually only see in Cyprus, as well as meet … Continue reading

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Larnaca Update

So, it has been a few hectic days in Larnaca. We have been working at the Museum’s off-site storage facility¬†trying to finish things up for PKAP II. Tuesday was another rainy day, it stormed for a while. There was a … Continue reading

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Back in Larnaca

So, Saturday night Bill and I headed out to our favorite Polis restaurant (The Old Town Restaurant). They have a meze there that is fantastic. Unfortunately, since it was raining off and on all day, they had moved all their … Continue reading

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Last Work Day in Polis

Today was our last work day at the apotheke in Polis – and it was windy and rainy for most of the day. Tomorrow we are heading back to Larnaca so we can work on PKAP material. As is our … Continue reading

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Searching for Plans to build an Ark

Well, this has been an unusual season in Polis so far. The rain has continued to fall, and at times it has been very heavy. Last night we drove out to Fly Again for dinner. I was worried as we … Continue reading

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Friday at Polis

We are in Polis only for a short time this season. In fact, we will be leaving Sunday to head to Larnaca, so that we can do a short study season working on PKAP material for volume 2. Today was … Continue reading

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Potato Chip Research Continues

While many people think I am in Cyprus working on Late Roman Ceramics, those in the know are aware that my potato chip research is what is really driving my work on the island. [On a side note, it is … Continue reading

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Settling In

We began work at the apotheke¬†yesterday. It went as it usually does, a little chaotic. Some of it involves arranging things that have been in storage and plugging in things. We also set up the portable XRF station and checked … Continue reading

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Back in Cyprus

So, after a lengthy travel day of Pittsburgh to Toronto to Athens to Larnaca, I arrived in Cyprus on Monday. I really did not do much other than check into a hotel and wait for Bill to arrive. Once he … Continue reading

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