Tag Archives: Polis

Summer Has Arrived

Today was another day at the apotheke going through boxes and looking at pottery. It was pretty clear this morning that┬átoday was going to be a much warmer day than the past week which has averaged highs around 72 degrees. … Continue reading

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Sunday – More Computer Work

So today was another day of computer work. I have to admit that I did more non-Polis computer work than notebook transcribing. I did do some, but in short periods. I tended to wander off to CNN and my email. … Continue reading

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Saturday at Work

Today was a quiet, but busy Saturday. The morning was spent transcribing field notebooks from past years’ excavations. The goal of the transcribing is to put the notebooks into a form that is more linearly organized, and that is easily … Continue reading

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More Rain?

So, I thought once I left southwestern Pennsylvania for Cyprus last week, it would be all sunny skies and no rain. Nope. When we headed out to the apotheke this morning, it was overcast, like yesterday. Anyway, once we picked … Continue reading

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Hellenistic Pottery

Today was an interesting day at the apotheke. We started looking at pottery from the southwestern part of the site, between the basilica and a road. This gave me the chance to break out my iPod and my ceramics music … Continue reading

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Polis Day 1

Today was prep day for our Polis study┬áseason. We went to the grocery store and bought some food for lunch (bread, tirokafteri, lountza, chips, cheese), and stopped by the Polis Museum. I am always impressed by how friendly the museum … Continue reading

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Larnaka to Polis

Today was the first full day on Cyprus. It went pretty well. I visited the Cytamobile store and they converted my old sim card to a new nano sim that fit my iPhone without charging me anything – and they … Continue reading

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