Some preliminary notes on the limited 2020 campaign of the Palamas Archaeological Project (PAP)

Opuscula 14 is published with open access. Printed edition distributed by Eddy.se AB. Also available at Amazon.com, Adlibris, and Bokus. View volume at ERIH PLUS. Some preliminary notes on the limited 2020 campaign of the Palamas Archaeological Project (PAP) By Maria Vaïopoulou (Ephorate of Antiquities of Karditsa, Greece), Robin Rönnlund (Wenner-Gren fellow, University of Thessaly, Greece), Fotini Tsiouka (Ephorate of Antiquities of Karditsa, Greece), Derek Pitman (Bournemouth University, United Kingdom), Sotiria Dandou (Swedish Institute at Athens, Greece), Rich Potter (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) & Johan Klange (Kulturmiljö Halland, Sweden) Abstract This paper presents a short summary of archaeological operations carried out in 2020 in the area of the modern village of Vlochos on the western Thessalian plain, Greece, as part of the Palamas Archaeological Project (PAP). Initially, the project aimed to conduct a significant campaign of fieldwork during the 2020 season, but operations were severely scaled back by limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, only a small-scale campaign, aimed at method testing and exploratory investigation, could be carried out. Fieldwork included an evaluation of complimentary geophysical techniques, cleaning operations, and oral history enquiries. The work—despite its limitations—highlighted the value of using multiple geophysical techniques, as well as proving the…

The 2016–2018 Greek-Swedish archaeological project at Thessalian Vlochos, Greece

All content of Opuscula 13 is available with open access. Printed edition distributed by Eddy.se AB. Also available at Amazon.com, Adlibris, and Bokus. View volume at ERIH PLUS. The 2016–2018 Greek-Swedish archaeological project at Thessalian Vlochos, Greece By Maria Vaïopoulou (Ephorate of Antiquities of Karditsa, Greece), Helene Whittaker (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Robin Rönnlund (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Fotini Tsiouka (Ephorate of Antiquities of Karditsa, Greece), Johan Klange (Arkeologikonsult Ltd., Sweden), Derek Pitman (Bournemouth University, United Kingdom), Rich Potter (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Lawrence Shaw (University of Winchester, United Kingdom), Josephine Hagan (Bournemouth University, United Kingdom), Ellen Siljedahl (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Matilda Forssén (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Sujatha Chandrasekaran (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Sotiria Dandou (Swedish Institute at Athens, Greece), Veronica Forsblom Ljungdahl (National Museums of History, Sweden), Asta Pavilionytė (Bournemouth University, United Kingdom), Hayden Scott-Pratt (Bournemouth University, United Kingdom), Elisabet Schager (National Museums of History, Sweden) & Harry Manley (Bournemouth University, United Kingdom) Abstract The Vlochos Archaeological Project (2016–2018) was a Greek-Swedish archaeological investigation of the remains of the ancient urban site at Vlochos in western Thessaly, Greece. Employing a wide array of non-invasive methods, the project succeeded in completely mapping the visible remains, which had previously not…

Dissertation abstracts 2018–2019

All content of Opuscula 12 (2019) is available with open access. Printed edition distributed by Eddy.se AB. Also available at Amazon.com, Adlibris, and Bokus. View volume at ERIH PLUS. Dissertation abstracts 2018–2019 Tao Thykier Makeeff | Do satyrs wear sneakers? Hellenic polytheism and the reception of Antiquity in contemporary Greece—a study in serious play, Lund University 2019. ISBN 978-91-88899-36-1. http://lup.lub.lu.se/record/edcbc1ea-f586-4cf9-8e36-4ac41726e888 Lewis Webb | Gloria muliebris. Elite female status competition in Mid-Republican Rome, Gothenburg University 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/2077/60216 Irene Selsvold | Pagan pasts, Christian futures. Memory manipulation and christianisation in the cities of Western Asia Minor, Gothenburg University 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/2077/60340 Otto H. Linderborg | Herodotus and the origins of political philosophy. The beginnings of Western thought from the viewpoint of its impending end, Uppsala University 2018. ISBN 978-91-506-2703-9. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-350646 Antonios Pontoropoulos | Erotic language and representations of desire in the philostratean Erotic Letters, Uppsala University 2019. ISBN 978-91-506-2781-7. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-389980 [Addendum only available in pdf version] Robin Rönnlund | A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Function and symbolism of ancient Greek akropoleis, Gothenburg University 2018. http://hdl.handle.net/2077/57966 Bibliographical information ‘Dissertation abstracts 2018–2019’, Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome (OpAthRom) 12, Stockholm 2019, 399–402. ISSN: 2000-0898. ISBN: 978-91-977799-1-3. https://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-12-15