Monthly Archives: July 2011

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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Living History

We teamed up with Kythera’s Metropoliti to conduct an annual service in Agios Kosmas on Saturday, which in a way created living history, a service very similar to when the 720 year old church was constructed. More information is here.

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Reawakening Agios Yioryios Paliokastro & Better Access to a (Probable) Temple to Aphrodite

Opening up a path to Agios Yioryios now provides better access to the church and the probable location of a temple to Aphrodite. More information is here.

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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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Reawakening Profitis Elias

Some photos from yesterday’s special event are available here. A number of volunteers from the archaeological team, plus those associated with KIPA’s path project made such a moving event possible.

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Progressing Quite Nicely

A brief update of progress over the last few days.

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Making the Impossible, Possible

Our team is cutting a path up the side of a mountain, reopening access to what’s probably the most difficult church to reach in Kythera. Read about it here.

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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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