Monthly Archives: July 2011
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
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.
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.
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
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.
A brief update of progress over the last few days.
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.
2011 Paliokastro excavations are up and running! More info is available on John’s Blog.