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The Close-Up

This photo gives you a better idea of how the pottery was laid out in the trench. In some cases whole vessels were sitting just beneath, or even, inside broken ones. Even more interesting, large, burned timbers (probably from the roof) were found broken across some of the large pottery.
Armenia- Week 3: 44 Pots!

July 28th 2010
Thanks to a thunderstorm, we've returned from the field a bit early today, and, since the power is out in the house, and the local network database that we use to keep track of the excavation won't work without the router, I'm finally finding time to write the entry I promised last week but never got around to doing. The reason for this is simple: the intact jar I discussed in last week's post wa ... read more
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Armenian Flag Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of autonomy, over the centuries Armenia came under the sway of various empires including the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian, and Otto... ... read more
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