Category Archives: PKAP

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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And Quiet Falls Over the PKAP Landscape

Today was the last day in Cyprus for almost everyone working on PKAP. I took Bill to the airport at 8, while David and his students put up the last crates of artifacts. Bill is off to Greece to work … Continue reading

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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┬átrying 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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10 Days to Go

Time is flying by, I only have til Sunday in Polis and then we head to Larnaka to do some PKAP work next week, mainly cataloguing and illustrating artifacts. Today I drove Bill and David to the airport, they are … Continue reading

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Pottery and More Pottery

So, since thousands of you have been emailing me to learn more about the high profile career of a ceramicist on Cyprus, allow me to give you a backstage tour of my day. First, we visit the Polis Museum to … Continue reading

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PKAP….Gone

Today was the last day for the PKAP 2014 Study Season. It was not even a full day – we were actually done by┬álunchtime. We finished up the pottery, reorganized the crates, put everything up, and swept out the storerooms. … Continue reading

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T Minus 1

Today was to be our last day of work, allowing us to use tomorrow for storing artifacts, doing inventory, cleaning up, etc. I stress – “was.” As usual, things did not go as planned. Keeping with our usual end of … Continue reading

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T minus 2 or A Very Good Day

Today was one of the best days we have had at PKAP this season. We started our day at the Larnaka Museum. We stopped in so that Brandon could look at some of the metal objects we have collected during … Continue reading

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