Category Archives: Archaeology

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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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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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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Starting to Feel the Pressure

I am always amazed at how each season in Cyprus goes the same way. When I first get to the island, everything is nice and relaxed and I look forward to how much work I will be able to accomplish. … Continue reading

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Sunday

Last night we went out for dinner and decided to do a Cypriot meze, a course of lots of small dishes. We chose the meat meze, and it was quite a bit of food. And I mean a lot. It was … Continue reading

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Finishing Up at Polis

I realized today that I have not posted anything in a few days. This is due to a few factors – less than reliable internet at the hotel and long days trying to finish up our work here at Polis. … Continue reading

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Start of Final Week at Polis

Today begins our final week of ceramic analysis in Polis, since we head to Larnaka on Saturday to work on PKAP material and do a little GPR. The goal for this week’s work is to continue reading the pottery from the area … Continue reading

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