The archaeologists who wouldn't dig
- Book III: Telemachus Visits Nestor at Pylos. Homer // Odyssey by Homer;3/1/2006, p18
Book 3 of "The Odyssey" is presented. It explores Telemachus' visit to Pylos, the place of the wise old counselor Nestor, along with the disguised mentor Minerva leading him the way. This visit of Telemachus is aimed to seek news of his long lost father Ulysses. Nestor, who was with Ulysses at...
- A PYLOS BEFORE A PYLOS. Alsop, Joseph // New Yorker;11/24/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 40, p59
The author relates his experience of going to Epano Englianos in Greece with professor Carl W. Blegen to study the remains of a place of the Greek Bronze Age. He found out that the place was the capital of Homer's Pylos where Nestor, king of Pylos and the Polonius of the Iliad, built his ships...
- Prestige and Interest: Feasting and the King at Mycenaean Pylos. Nakassis, Dimitri // Hesperia;Jan2012, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p1
In this article the author examines the politics of Mycenaean feasting through an analysis of three Linear B texts from the "Palace of Nestor" at Pylos that concern regional landholdings and contributions to a feast. Consideration of scribal practices, the political situation in Late Bronze Age...
- EXCAVATIONS AT CORINTH, 1989 THE TEMENOS OF TEMPLE E. Williams II, Charles K. // Hesperia;Apr-Jun90, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p325
The article focuses on the discoveries of the excavations at Corinth, Greece in 1989 particularly at the Roman temenos of Temple E. It was noted that no evidence of a Hellenistic phase exists for the temenos while it was determined that there were as many as four phases of construction for the...
- the Urban Scheme of Plataiai in Boiotia: Report on the Geophysical Survey, 2005-2009. Konecny, Andreas L.; Marchese, Ronald T.; Boyd, Michael J.; Aravantinos, Vassilis // Hesperia;Jan2012, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p93
A geophysical survey conducted between 2005 and 2009 at Plataiai in Boiotia has provided valuable information about the plan of the town as a whole, as well as many of its public and private buildings. Important elements of the urban center have been located, including the agora, sanctuaries, a...
- analysis of the geophysical data from plataiai in boiotia. Boyd, Michael J.; Marchese, Ronald T.; Konecny, Andreas L.; Aravantinos, Vassilis // Hesperia;Jan2012, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p1
The article presents a discussion of geophysical data from the ancient city of Plataiai in Boiotia, Greece as a supplement to the article "The Urban Scheme of Plataiai in Boiotia: Report on the Geophysical Survey, 2005-2009," by Andreas L. Konecny, Michael J. Boyd, Ronald T. Marchese, and...
- The Mahdia masterpieces. Barr-Sharrar, Beryl // Archaeology;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p54
Describes the antiquities found in the Greek cargo ship which sank in the Mediterranean Sea in the Tunisian fishing port of Mahdia. Content of the cargo ship; Artifacts found dated from the late Hellenistic period (second and first centuries B.C.).
- PLATE 102. // Hesperia;Oct-Dec85, Vol. 54 Issue 4, following p432
Several photographs of Athenian Agora antiques are presented.
- PLATE 105. // Hesperia;Oct-Dec85, Vol. 54 Issue 4, following p432
A photograph of an Athenian Agora antique is presented.