A Bridge

This is mainly to start a blog post with the line that I want you use at the beginning of an important article: “The study of Ottoman bridges in the Western Argolid remains in its infancy. The goal of this brief article is to bring attention to a small, but important body of Ottoman bridge… More A Bridge

Sometimes a Cave 2

Last week I posted about how sometimes a cave is just a cave. This week, I can post that sometimes a cave is a super cool cistern from the modern period with a great view and an opportunity to practice my field drawing skills. Sorry to miss posting for a few days, my usually reliable… More Sometimes a Cave 2

Photo Friday on the Western Argolid Regional Project

After another week of the Western Argolid Regional Project, I’m once again prompted to ask whether this is over yet. This isn’t to suggest that I’m not having fun, but to say that this has already been a long field season! But we’re hard at work. As you can see, Scott Gallimore, one of the directors,… More Photo Friday on the Western Argolid Regional Project

Three Thoughts from the Western Argolid Regional Project

I know it’s cliche, but archaeology provides a good context for thinking. Over the last few weeks, I’ve gotten some good thinking done. In fact, my colleagues, The Directors of the project, have been extremely patient interlocutors this summer. I am convinced that an important part of archaeology remains the close and continuous intellectual and… More Three Thoughts from the Western Argolid Regional Project

Extensive Survey on the Western Argolid Regional Project

 It is almost inevitable. People invite me to join survey projects hoping that I can become a valued contributor to a well-ordered field season. Before long, however, I am sent off into the field as the “Extensive Team”. Most intensive survey projects have a team responsible for exploring areas not suitable for intensive survey methods.… More Extensive Survey on the Western Argolid Regional Project