Category Archives: Cyprus

Back to the Apotheke

Yesterday we ran into Larnaka to pick up Amy at the airport. We stopped at Zygi for lunch on the way back. The fish restaurant we always eat at was closed, so we had to pick a new one, but … Continue reading

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Quiet Weekend

So, it has been a quiet weekend at Polis. The weather has been perfect – sunny, no clouds, just a hint of a breeze, and 75 degrees or so. So, since the weather was so good, I spent both days … Continue reading

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Midweek

Tuesday was a pretty good day at the apotheke. We stopped by the bakery on our way in and they had some new doughnuts, including small versions. I grabbed a small vanilla frosted with a boston cream filling, and a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Apotheke

So today is the first real work day at the apotheke (storehouse). As we were getting our stuff ready to go, Bill was obsessing over whether he would be warm enough in the apotheke. He ended up wearing long pants, … Continue reading

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Last week of work

So today starts the last week of work for me on Cyprus. It has been a busy last few days. I’ve done a couple of days of pottery washing of the sherds Brandon and Tom have been recovering from their … Continue reading

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Now in Larnaka

So, it has been a few days since my last post. I finished up my work in Polis and have now moved over to Larnaka, where I will be until the 9th. Brandon and Tom L. are excavating a small … Continue reading

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Catching Up

The last few days have been fairly busy and so I haven’t had a chance to post. On Friday, I went back to Kourion and looked at some more pottery there. It didn’t go as well as planned. I had … Continue reading

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Trip to See Pottery at Kourion

So Bill and I got up early this morning and drove down to Kourion. I had been asked to take a look at some Roman pottery that had been excavated a while back and is now moving into publication stage. … Continue reading

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Typical Day at Polis

Today (Tuesday) was a typical day here in Polis. We got up and headed out to the apotheke. We finished up looking at various excavation units that we wanted to check on and I turned to cataloging items for publication. … Continue reading

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Monday at the Apotheke

Today was a typical work day at the apotheke. It was a little hotter today, the temperature has climbed into the low 80s. We actually finished going through the pottery and have moved onto cataloguing some artifacts for the write-up … Continue reading

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