Monthly Archives: July 2012

Week 5 (2012)

By the end of the last week in the field, the NASK team has managed to cover a total of 473 squares of the Katsaronio plain – correlating to 473 hectares, thus also reaching this seasons preliminary goal of terrain coverage. The project has consisted of an intensive diachronic archaeological surface survey conducted using an arbitrary 100 x 100m grid superimposed […]

Being a volunteer

Being a volunteer at the NASK-project 2012 Since lately I’ve been dividing my time between archaeology and other pursuits, I was a bit anxious about my usefulness in the project. Luckily, the project team consisted of many different personalities with lots of different skills, and the team management made sure that all were used an […]

Week 3-4 (2012)

  Over the two following weeks, the NASK team had to endure not only the thorny Karystian flora and the intense heat, but also the increasing wind, reaching up to 8 beaufort (strong gale) on some days, making communication as well as orientation in the landscape a difficult task. Due to long working days and difficult field conditions, the NASK team was given […]