Monthly Archives: August 2011
I took a bit of experimental photography and video while in Kythera. Not as much as I would have liked, but there’s always next year. Streets of Chora, Kythera from john fardoulis on Vimeo. More is here.
A gallery has been created to showcase images taken during the excavation and associated events by professional photographer, Natalia Tsoukala. It’s available here. More of Natalia’s work can be seen here: www.nataliatsoukala.com.
It’s time to progressively go through the thousands of photos and hours of video taken while in Kythera. Here’s a few aerial shots from Paleokastro for starters.
Here’s a few photos providing a different view of a shipwreck that is now part of the fabric of nice Kytherian seaside village, Diakofti.
An interview in O Kosmos newspaper from back in November 2010.
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).
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
A few photos from in the sea caves at Paleopolis are here.
Episode 2 of the Video Diaries is now available here. More information about what an Aryballos is, can be found here.
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
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