Category Archives: Archaeology

2012 Dig

Notice re. 2012 Paliokastro dig. At this stage we’re waiting for the permit to be approved by the Ministry of Culture. This isn’t likely to happen before April. It might take longer. If everything goes well, the excavation will run … Continue reading

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Elise Hilder Gallery

A gallery has been created to showcase images taken during the excavation and associated events by photography lecturer, Elise Hilder. It’s available here.

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Natalia Tsoukala’s Dig Video

Natalia Tsoukala has made a great video from photos and video she took in Kythera during July. Enjoy!!!

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Plans, Hopes & Dreams

An interview in O Kosmos newspaper from back in November 2010.

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Mentor Shipwreck Puts Kythera on the Map This Week

Coverage in Greek newspapers, on the web and TV is growing, since the Ministry of Culture announced Mentor excavations from July. A few examples are here (via Google).

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Underwater Excavation – Mentor Shipwreck

August 8th, 2011 Another project some of the team participated in was an underwater excavation of the Mentor shipwreck, off Avlemonas in Kythera. An official Ministry press release is here. Will share lots more photos and video once I have … Continue reading

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Episode 2 – Video Diaries, Web TV Series

Episode 2 of the Video Diaries is now available here.         More information about what an Aryballos is, can be found here. 

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July 2011 Wrap

Excavations have come to a close for 2011, after an extremely successful month in July. Archaeological results were excellent, with three sections of the ancient capital of Kythera being excavated. Hundreds of people came for tours, and public presentations took … Continue reading

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First Instalment – Video Diaries, Web TV Series

The first instalment of the Video Diaries has been uploaded. More will be added shortly. Greek Archaeologist Gely Fragou explains what’s going on in Trench B, a building thought to have been positioned in the Agora (or commercial section) of … Continue reading

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Second Minoan Peak Sanctuary in Kythera?

Dr. Mercourios Georgiadis explained theories about a second Minoan (mountain) Peak Sanctuary at Leska on the Mermygkari mountain, based on a rescue excavation that took place this month. The public presentation in Mylopotamos was really well received. More information is … Continue reading

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World Class Lineup in Avlemonas

Professor Emilia Banou and Professor Ioannis Petrohilos are international experts on Kytherian archaeology. Having them both speak in Avlemonas last night was a real privilege. Highlights are here. Tags: http://www.staying-awake.org, http://www.whyhcg.com, http://www.myprovigil.com

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Let the Adventure Begin!

2011 Paliokastro excavations are up and running! More info is available on John’s Blog.

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More Team Members Added

This site is growing, with a number of team members being added in that section. The complete team isn’t listed yet, with further updates expected shortly. Tags: http://www.staying-awake.org, http://www.whyhcg.com, http://www.myprovigil.com

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