AN ISLAND BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EUBOEA FROM PREHISTORIC TO BYZANTINE TIMES – Eretria, July 12-14, 2013 Abstracts submission deadline extended to February 1, 2013. The Norwegian Institute at Athens in collaboration with the 11th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities and the 23rd Ephorate for Byzantine Antiquities of the Hellenic Ministry of […]

NASK is in Seattle this weekend presenting the preliminary report on the 2012 field season at the 114th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. SESSION 4F
 New Research on Mainland Greece Saturday, January 5 2013 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
, WSCC, Ballroom 6A CHAIR: Zarko Tankosic, Indiana University 8:30 Excavation in Thebes, Boeotia, Greece: Results of […]

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 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 […]

  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 […]

During our second week of surveying, the NASK team has been able to perfect their field skills. Navigating with a compass in a hilly landscape has proved to be a challenge, but the NASK volunteers have all significantly improved their skills in both compasses and defeating the phrygana. The team was also joined by an additional volunteer […]

And so a new field project begins! During this years field season, the NASK team set out to survey the large Kastaronio Plain in the vicinity of Karystos in southern Euboea. Our main goals are: 1)      To examine the past use of the Katsaronio Plain and to reconstruct the past cultural landscape in the area. In southern […]